The North Bergen, NJ Police and Hudson County, NJ Prosecutor's Office are investigating a gunpoint kidnapping which took place in the Township this week.

According to sources familiar with the event, a male armed with a gun, kidnapped a female.  The kidnapping was witnessed by persons who called police.

A North Bergen Police car, on routine patrol, allegedly encountered the vehicle involved and gave chase.

During the chase, the suspect vehicle was allegedly RAMMED by police and brought to a halt on 46th Street  

The female kidnap victim fled the car and, at that point, the perpetrator shot himself in the head and died.

 

More details as they become available.  Please check back for updates.

 

 

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