Infant, her parents among 4 Punjab-origin people abducted in California
Police have described the suspect as being armed and dangerous; were taken against their will from a business in the 800 Block of South Highway 59
An eight-month-old girl and her parents were among four people abducted from Merced County in California on Monday (local time), authorities said.
Merced County sheriff’s office in a statement on Monday said that 36-year-old Jasdeep Singh, 27-year-old Jasleen Kaur, their eight-month-old child Aroohi Dheri along with 39-year-old Amandeep Singh were taken, reported ABC 10.
Police have described the suspect as being armed and dangerous.
Not much detail about the incident has been released as the investigation is still in its early stages but authorities have said that the four were taken against their will from a business in the 800 Block of South Highway 59.
The site of the alleged abduction is a roadway lined with retailers and restaurants.
NBC News reported that officials have not named a suspect or a possible motive. “We’re asking the public not to approach the suspect or victim,” the sheriff’s office said in its statement on Monday. The authorities asked people to call 911 if the victims or suspect are seen.
In 2019, an Indian-origin techie, Tushar Atre, was found dead in his girlfriend’s car hours after the owner of a digital marketing company in the US was allegedly kidnapped from his posh California home.