RCMP investigating kidnapping complaint

Beaverlodge RCMP are investigating an apparent kidnapping Monday afternoon.

Officers say they responded to a complaint of gun shots and an assault with a weapon around 2:57 p.m. on July 6.

During the response, they say a 27-year-old man waved down a country officer on Highway 724 and Highway 672 and reported that he had been assaulted and kidnapped.

He had non-life threatening injuries, police say.

Police continue to investigate.