Police find 'no reason to disbelieve' California mom's kidnapping story

By Emily Drooby, Buzz60

Upon after further investigation, authorities say they have no reason not to believe the 34-year-old California mother who was found bound on the side of the road on Thanksgiving.

Sherri Papini disappeared on November 2 while out for a jog. Although police searched tirelessly for Papini, they were unable to find her.

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BREAKING: Sherri Papini has been found SAFE according to the Shasta County Sheriff's Office. https://t.co/WMKL4qz04J
.@ShastaSheriff: Sherri Papini's husband Keith is "overjoyed with this successful outcome." Sherri found around 4:3… https://t.co/qazlH7nlLK
Description of suspects @KRCR7 https://t.co/1sSjgV9XMT
NO suspect/suspects IDed or arrested in #sherripapini case yet. Sheriff cant say if suspects are local to Redding… https://t.co/QsJdL2pLpf
Do you see the yellow balloons? It was for #SherriPapini. Today at Turkey Trot. https://t.co/m25t9uXinl
I cannot believe that #SherriPapini is safe. Can't shake the chills and shock. Hope she is OK!! A complete #miracle.
Before the sheriff's office announced #SherriPapini had been found, this family friend was keeping hope alive: https://t.co/iqf2I2Gd1S

Three weeks later, Papini was found beaten and bound by restraints on the side of the road on Interstate 5 in Northern Yolo county.

Police have been looking into her past, but despite a previous marriage and divorce, Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko said they have no reason to disbelieve Papini's story.

According to KTLA, authorities are still looking for two armed women in a dark SUV that may be be connected to the case.

Bosenko said there is "sensitive information" related to the case that has yet to be made public.

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