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Placentia kidnapping victim found, suspects arrested

An investigation scene is set up outside Teen Driving Academy in Placentia 1on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Witnesses reported a man being beaten and pulled into a van in the area the night before.
April 3, 2014 6:40:51 AM PDT
A victim who witnesses say was beaten and pushed into a car in Placentia has been found. Several suspects have also been arrested.

Detectives found the victim Thursday at a home in Yorba Linda. He was taken to the hospital in serious condition. He is expected to survive.

Witnesses reported the incident to police Wednesday night. The man was seen being beaten and pulled into a car that sped off near Imperial Highway and Rose Drive.

When police arrived, they found a pool of blood and signs of struggle.

To protect his identity, police are not releasing the victim's name, but say he is a 49-year-old man from Irvine. Police are also not identifying the suspects.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Placentia detectives at (714) 993-8146.

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