NPCSO looking for suspects in kidnapping

NPCSO looking for suspects in kidnapping

On Saturday night, the Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office was informed of a kidnapping in the area of 200 Lolo Street in Lapwai, Nez Perce County.

Deputies learned that around 7 p.m., the 17-year-old male victim had been outside his home when two men grabbed him. They placed him in a pick-up truck that a third man was in.

The victim stated that all three men were wearing masks when they took him.

After driving around for about 30 minutes, the vehicle pulled over and the men exited the truck with the victim.

Luckily, the victim was able to run away to a nearby residence in the area of McCormick Ridge.

At this time, the Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident and requesting assistance from community with any information people may have.

The vehicle was described as a darker colored crew cab diesel with a small lift, larger tires and loud exhaust.

The suspects are unknown at this time.

If you have any information regarding this case, please contact Deputy Egbert at 208-799-3131 ext. 1.

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