A pair of Texas “smugglers” was busted for kidnapping an illegal Honduran immigrant and then running over the man’s aunt when she couldn’t cough up thousands of dollars in ransom, according to local law enforcement officials.
Police in Rosenberg, Texas, received a 911 call on July 15 about a possible kidnapping by a man and woman at a shopping mall parking lot outside Houston late Thursday.
“Officers responded and learned that a woman was attempting to purchase her nephew from human smugglers in the parking lot of Brazos Town Center. When they could not agree on a purchase price the smugglers sped off with the woman’s nephew, striking her with their vehicle,” the Rosenberg Police Department said in a statement. “The suspect vehicle fled the scene and was last seen headed south on US Hwy 59.”
The woman survived but her condition was not released.
A spokesman for the Victoria County Sheriff’s Department told The Post that deputies located the at-large Cadillac Escalade