It's Like You Can't Even Fake-Abduct Anyone Anymore

“The kidnapping of a Washington Heights couple on Friday — which set off a three-day police manhunt for the alleged abductors — turned out to be nothing but a surprise party prank. The apparent abduction began Friday around 8:30 p.m. when a man and a woman were forced into a van near W. 176th St. and Haven Ave. by two hooded men who had chased them down, witnesses told cops.”