Police seek clues in possible kidnapping

DOWNEY - Downey police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying two possible kidnapping suspects.On Jan. 7 at about 10 p.m., officers responded to a call of a possible kidnapping outside the Subway restaurant on the 13500 block of Lakewood Boulevard. Witnesses said the victim was walking through the west parking lot when a white-colored vehicle pulled up alongside him. Two suspects wearing yellow ski masks exited the vehicle and, after a brief struggle, the victim was forced into the back of the car, witnesses told police. The vehicle was last seen driving west on Rosecrans Avenue. The victim is described as a male Hispanic in his late 20s, 6 feet 1 inches tall, 200 pounds, wearing a navy blue sweatshirt. The suspects are described as two males, wearing yellow ski masks and driving a light-colored 1990s model Lincoln Town Car. Anyone with information on the case is encouraged to call Detective M. Villegas at (562) 904-2324 or Detective S. Gatfield at (562) 904-2391.

********** Published: January 15, 2010 - Volume 8 - Issue 39