Louisa woman abducted at gunpoint

Posted at 5:58 PM, Sep 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-16 07:30:18-04

LOUISA COUNTY, Va. -- Investigators are aggressively searching for a woman who was abducted by gunpoint Thursday morning in Louisa County.

Police said the incident happened at approximately 8:37 a.m. when a call came into the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office from Jonnie Hall Road in Mineral.

The caller said a woman was abducted from a vehicle at gunpoint by a man. There were also two other men with the alleged abductor.

Lisa Crane, Russell Jefferies

Lisa Crane, Russell Jefferies

The victim has been identified as Lisa Crane, 47. She is described as 5 feet 7 inches tall with blonde hair. The alleged abductor has been identified as Russell Jefferies, 47, who is approximately 6 feet tall.

“At this time, the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office is aggressively tracking and investigating this incident,” said a Louisa County Sheriff’s Office spokeswomen. ”We believe the victim is in immediate danger and that the subject is armed and dangerous. It is believed that they may be in a gray, 4-door late model Honda or Mazda.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office at 540-967-1234.

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