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"Abduct" means to restrain a person with intent to prevent (his/her) liberation by either (A) secreting or holding (him/her) in a place where (he/she) is not likely to be found, or (B) using or threatening to use physical force or intimidation. 

Source:  General Statutes § 53a-91 (2) (applies to Part VII:  Kidnapping and Related Offenses, §§ 53a-92 -- 53a-99).

Commentary:  See glossary entry for "restrain" and the Introduction to Kidnapping and Unlawful Restraint.






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