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Posted: Tuesday, January 01, 2019 03:04 PM

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SC Woman Says She Was Kidnapped Taken To Myrtle Beach SC Sex Trafficking Operation

A 22-year-old woman claims someone kidnapped her and forced her into a sex trafficking operation in South Carolina, CBS affiliate WBTV reported.

The incident reportedly occurred between Tuesday morning and Wednesday afternoon. The woman said an individual took her from Columbia and went through Charlotte before going to Myrtle Beach. There, she said, she was forced into prostitution.

She said the person made believable threats against her family, WBTV reported.

The woman was eventually able to escape and was taken to a hospital for treatment. According to WBTV, the investigation into the incident is ongoing.