Man accused of assaulting, attempting to kidnap woman near African Market on Redwood Road

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SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah)- A man is behind bars after police say he hit a woman in the face several times, dragged her into a parking lot, and attempted to kidnap her.

Ousmane Camara, 28, was booked into Salt Lake County Jail on charges of kidnapping and assault.

Police say it happened just after 10 p.m. on Thursday night near the African Market at 996 South Redwood Road.

They say the victim was walking northbound on the east side of Redwood Road when Camara ran across the street from the market, hit her in the face several times, and dragged her into the African Market parking lot.

Witnesses called police and Camara was arrested.

Officials say the victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

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