SWAT team recovers Reseda kidnap victim

RESEDA An unidentified man was allegedly kidnapped at 3 p.m. Monday. Relatives of the men got a phone call hours later demanding a ransom payment for the victim's return.

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Detectives immediately began an investigation, working around the clock, narrowing the search for the kidnappers to the 18300 block Schoolcraft Street in Reseda.

A large police presence gathered at a specific house on the block, and police recovered the victim and arrested seven men and one woman.

The victim was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries. The victim was reportedly in stable condition Tuesday afternoon.


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