Man kidnaps neighbor, chains her in basement

12 months ago

Niagara Falls news, New York news.

A New York woman has been abducted by her neighbor who chained her in his home's basement.

Michael Ciskiewic, 25-year-old, was arrested shortly after fleeing his house where the woman was located using a bloodhound.

Several family members called the police to report the woman's disappearance on Sunday. Responding officers found a trail of blood and a broken window before locating her in her neighbor's basement.

Ciskiewic negotiated with police for about 12 hours before fleeing his house and hide in an industrial area.

He was charged with kidnapping, burglary, assault and menacing with a weapon. The woman was hospitalized and is listed in stable condition. She told investigators that she was attacked by her neighbor who knocked at her door.