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10-year-old Dallas boy kidnapped at gunpoint found unharmed

June 28, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
10-year-old Dallas boy kidnapped at gunpoint found unharmed

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Dallas Police officials say a 10-year-old boy, who was abducted at gunpoint on Monday, has been found safe and unharmed.

The boy was taken by three men during a robbery at a home on Monday afternoon in east Oak Cliff, the Dallas Morning News reported.

According to police, the three armed, masked suspects who were dressed in black broke into the house at around 12:30 p.m. and demanded money. The men then took Nicholas Fierros Jr., who was at the residence visiting his relatives, prompting an Amber alert.

Fierros was found safe by a bystander at around 7:15 p.m. that same day around 4.8 miles away from the burglarized home.

The boy was transported to the Dallas Child Advocacy Center by police for questioning and to be reunited with his family. The investigation regarding the incident is ongoing.

As the three individuals invaded the home, they held down a woman, while two other children hid, one of whom called 911.

Malik Aziz, Deputy Chief for Dallas Police Department, said that investigators are currently not sure if the family was intentionally targeted or why the boy was taken.

At a press conference on Monday, Aziz said: “At this point, we can’t tell.”

Nicholas’ cousin, Stephanie Rosales, said she was in her mother’s house when the three men knocked down the side door of the residence.

Rosales said that the gunmen asked for her uncle, who was not home at the time. Her mother was home with two cousins, a 14- and 6-year old, along with Nicholas.

She said, “They just asked for money … They didn’t find anything, so they just took my cousin.”

Rosales also said the uncle had no idea who the men were. “My uncle doesn’t have nothing to do with drugs or anything … He’s a hardworking man.”

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