UPDATE: FBI assist Chesterfield police with abduction investigation

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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Chesterfield County Police Department is currently investigating the abduction of the owner of the Raceway gas station, located in the 5600 block of Jefferson Davis Highway.

Police said that just before 6:00 a.m. Mr. Paresh Patel was abducted while opening his place of business. A witness reported seeing two men wearing dark clothing, who forced Mr. Patel into a dark colored van.

Police have confirmed Patel’s car remains in the parking lot of the Raceway station. 

Lt. Randy Horowotz said the FBI is assisting in the case and that this is the first abduction like this in Chesterfield in many, many years. 

CBS 6 is on scene and will bring updates on this developing story.

Anyone with any information of Mr. Patel’s whereabouts should contact Chesterfield County Police at (804) 748-1251.