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UPDATE: Coeur d'Alene Police Investigating Possible Kidnapping

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Coeur d'Alene Police Department Press Release: 

UPDATE: Detectives have learned the name of the male in the possible kidnapping is Douglas J. Standish of Bayview ID. He is 49 years of age, a white male, 5'10, 225 lbs, brown hair, and hazel eyes. Detectives would like to speak with him reference the possible kidnapping. If anyone has any information on his whereabouts call the Coeur d'Alene Police Department at 208-769-2320. Attached is a Facebook photo and driver's license photo of Douglas Standish.

Previous Coverage: 

At approximately 3:35 pm Coeur d'Alene Police officers responded to the 400 block of Idaho for the report of a kidnapping. Preliminary information is a female reported that she was taken at gunpoint from her home in Dalton Gardens at 10:00am this morning and held by a male that is known to her. The victim is now safe after being let go on Idaho St. by the suspect. Officers are searching for a male driving a blue Town and Country van with a possible license plate of K303434. The male was last seen in the vehicle going northbound on Lincoln Way from the area of Idaho St.

Citizens are advised to not approach the male if he is spotted. Call 911 and report it immediately.

Officers are still gathering information on the suspect and more will be provided as it becomes available.

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