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Portales Man Sentenced To Eight Years for Kidnapping

A portales man is sentenced today to eight years behing bars for kidnapping and leading police on a high speed chase.

28-year-old George Vela held a woman against her will in her Portales apartment in February of 2007.

The woman escaped, went to an area emergency room and called police.

Police attempted to arrest Vela when he led them on a high speed chase throught the city.

Vela was later arrested at the hospital. He was trying to get to the victim who was still in the emergency room.

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