Bradenton, Florida -- Police are searching for two men who kidnapped a woman Thursday night and sexually assaulted her numerous times before letting her go.
The sheriff's office says around 7 p.m the 33-year-old woman was abducted by two black men at gunpoint in the area of Myrtle and U.S. 41 in Sarasota. She told police she was forced into their black Jeep Cherokee and taken to a home in Manatee County.
She was then blindfolded and raped several times by the men while they threatened her life.
Around 4 a.m. Friday, she says she was put back into the Jeep and driven around before they dropped her off in the 200 block of 13th Ave. W. in Bradenton.
A deputy driving home from work spotted the woman and stopped to help her. She was taken to a nearby hospital.
The Sarasota Police Department is working with the Manatee County Sheriff's Office on the case. Anyone with any information is asked to call the Manatee County Sheriff's Office at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.