NC kidnapping victim rescued in Atlanta, FBI says

This image from the Wake Forest N.C. police department shows an undated photo of Frank Arthur Janssen. An elite FBI Hostage Rescue Team has safely rescued the North Carolina kidnap victim from an apartment complex in Atlanta, days after the man was reported missing from his home, the FBI said Thursday April 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Wake Forest Police Department)
This image from the Wake Forest N.C. police department shows an undated photo of Frank Arthur Janssen. An elite FBI Hostage Rescue Team has safely rescued the North Carolina kidnap victim from an apartment complex in Atlanta, days after the man was reported missing from his home, the FBI said Thursday April 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Wake Forest Police Department)

ATLANTA (AP) — The FBI says a North Carolina man reported missing from his home days ago was the target of a kidnapping plot, and he has been rescued at an apartment complex in southeast Atlanta.

More than half a dozen federal agents remained at the scene early today where an elite FBI team rescued Frank Arthur Janssen just before noon yesterday.

The two-story townhomes with brick and wood siding are next-door to a federal penitentiary, and the razor wire that rings the prison can be seen from the townhomes.

The FBI says Janssen was reported missing April 5 from his Wake Forest, N.C., home.

Law enforcement officials plan a news conference later today in Wake Forest.

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