In case you have ever wondered whether the glow-in-the-dark handles inside car trunks are important, here's some solid proof. An Alabama woman managed to escape from the trunk of a Nissan Altima, after an attempted kidnapping.

As reports, a 25-year-old Birmingham woman was forced into the trunk of a black Nissan Altima on Tuesday by a gun-wielding man. The snatcher then drove to a service station nearby and tried to withdraw money from an ATM there, using the kidnapped woman's debit card. As the attempt didn't prove successful, the perpetrator got back into the car and left – and at that moment the victim was able to open the trunk and escape from the car while it was already moving. The owner of the service station locked the building doors as the woman got inside safely, and called the police.

Later on, the car was found abandoned. Police are still searching for the suspect.

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