Hidalgo County Sheriff Investigators are looking for several men responsible for a kidnapping that occurred in La Blanca, a community in the City of Elsa.
According to authorities, the victim was able to escape and ask for help in this home on Bowe Street in Elsa Wednesday. This neighbor says, has never seen so much law enforcement on his street.
The alleged kidnapping, according to investigators happened on ash street in the community of La Blanca Sunday. This when several armed men forced the victim into a vehicle. He told authorities they were masked and and armed with rifles.
In the last few weeks, at least five kidnappings have occurred in South Texas, Eric Vasy, Spokesperson and FBI Special Agent says they are seeing an increase along the border and they are already working with local agencies. Vasy says many kidnappings are not reported and he stresses the seriousness of this crime.
There are no arrests made as of yet. We will keep you informed.
Victoria Acosta-Rubio, FOX 2 News.