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The Calling singer abducted and beaten - report

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Aug 19, 2013 | 6:42am EDT

The Calling singer Alex Band was abducted, beaten and dumped on train tracks after he was allegedly targeted by thugs during a late night walk in Michigan over the weekend (17-18Aug13). The star's bandmates started a search for their frontman after noticing he was missing on Sunday morning (18Aug13) and he was reportedly found injured close to their hotel in Lapeer. Police have launched an investigation over allegations Band was snatched from the street in the early hours of the morning after leaving the hotel and walking to a nearby store, according to TMZ.com. The website reports Band was grabbed by a group in a van and badly beaten during his ordeal before he was dumped on train tracks. His current condition is not known. The band recently made a comeback and is said to have played a gig in New Jersey on Saturday night (17Aug13) before heading to Michigan ahead of a performance at a local music festival. Prior to the Atlantic City show, Band told his Facebook.com followers, "So blessed and thankful to be back on stage doing what I love!"

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