JAMESTOWN, ND (Valley News Live) - Jamestown Police Department is warning of a scam.
Around 1 p.m. Tuesday, Stutsman County Dispatch received a call about a possible kidnapping at the Jamestown Walmart.
The man reported his daughter had been kidnapped and he was on the phone with the abductor.
Officials say the man reported hearing a female screaming in the background and the abductor was asking for money to get his daughter back.
After investigating, officials determined the call was a scam to extort money.
The man's daughter was contacted and determined to be ok.
Officials say the man has a medical emergency and had to the hospital because of the incident.
If you receive a call like this, you are advised to report it to law enforcement.