Yakima County Crime Stoppers is reporting that the victim has been found and the suspect has been arrested by Yakima Police. The arrest happened Tuesday morning and was reportedly the result of a tip to Crime Stoppers.

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Yakima Police are searching for the victim of an apparent kidnapping reported Sunday night in the 1000 block of South Ninth Street.
Officers were called to the area at about 10:00 p.m. Sunday after a report of a woman being forced into a car in the area. A news release from police says " 27-year-old Gregoria Isabel Montano had been forced to get into a car by 30-year-old Victor Valencia-Zamora.  The car, which is silver and is described as being similar to a Chrysler 200, was being driven by an unidentified woman."
Yakima Police say Valencia-Zamora is a former boyfriend of Montano’s. Authorities say before the the kidnapping Montano and a friend were walking in the area and saw Valencia-Zamora driving toward them. They say the two looked for help at a local apartment but couldn't find any and that's when Valencia-Zamora then allegedly grabbed Montano and forced her into a nearby vehicle. Her friend was unharmed.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Yakima Police Department at (509) 575-6200 or by calling 9-1-1.

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