Man kidnapped, family terrorized in east Harris County

January 31, 2013 4:25:24 PM PST
Authorities are investigating a kidnapping and home invasion in east Harris County.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office was called to a home in the 14600 block of Waldine near Marwood, in the Cloverleaf area, at about 11:30am.

Deputies learned that a man had been kidnapped from a horse ranch on W. Cedar Bayou Lynchburg where he works. Authorities say he was taken at gunpoint by four Hispanic suspects.

The suspects drove the victim to his house on Waldine. There, the suspects tied up the victim's wife and his 23-year-old son and demanded money. When the family was not able to give them money, the suspects beat the victim and his son. They also used a hand held Taser on all the victims, including a four-year-old child.

Two of the suspects then fled with victim in his truck. The two other suspects fled on foot.

Moments later, deputies learned that the victim had been able to escape from the suspects and was on his way back home with a family member.

All four suspects remain at large. The victim's truck is described as a Ford F-350, maroon in color.

Anyone with information about the suspects' whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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