Police investigate kidnapping of Columbus business owner

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Detectives say the case of a missing Columbus business owner is now a kidnapping investigation.

Forty-six-year-old Sam Lamberson was reported missing from his Hamilton Road business Monday morning. But around 6:30 PM that same day, investigators told News Leader 9 the man had been located in Russell County, after making contact with his family.

Lamberson says he was kidnapped from his business and taken to the other side of Eufaula, AL. He also told police after he was dropped off, he walked to a relative's house in Fort Mitchell, AL.  Lamberson was not injured.

Officials in Columbus Police Department's Robbery and Assault Division say Lamberson could not describe who kidnapped him, nor has his car been located. 

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