DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Police are looking for a woman who was kidnapped at knifepoint by a man in Dallas last night.

It happened on the 11700 block of Ferguson Road at 11:30 p.m.

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A witness told police she asked the victim, Shanique Banks to walk to the store with her. But when the women left Banks’ apartment, suspect Desmond Jennings approached them.

The 56-year-old started yelling for Banks to come back outside after both women went back inside the apartment when they saw him.

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But Jennings forced his way in, according to the witness and once inside, he grabbed a knife and forced Banks to leave with him.

The witness lost sight of them as she searched for her phone to call for help.

Responding officers checked a list of vacant apartments they were given by onsite security, checked the area with a K-9 unit, and responded to other calls in the area with negative results. Detectives and crime scene technicians were also notified.

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Police urge anyone with any information regarding this offense or the location of either Banks or Jennings to please call 911 or contact Detective Machorro at (214) 671.4295.