Baby among 4 Indian Americans abducted in California

An 8-month-old girl and her parents were among four people abducted from Merced County in California, authorities said.

Merced County Sheriff's Office in a statement on October 3 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, reported ABC 30.

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.

Authorities asked that people not approach the suspect or victims and call 911 if they are seen.


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