Elk Grove police investigating possible kidnapping and suspicious devices found in home

Elk Grove police investigating possible kidnapping and suspicious devices found in home

 

Elk Grove police are investigating what they said is a possible kidnapping and suspicious devices found in an Elk Grove home this evening.

 

This incident has been unfolding all evening at the 8800 block of Mandalay Way, in the North Camden area of Elk Grove. According to police, they received a phone call at 5:41 pm about a possible kidnapping.  The call came from someone in the home.  According to the caller the husband was possibly armed and was kidnapping his wife. Officer arrived within 5 minutes but the man and the woman were already gone. While in the house, Elk Grove police officers found at least one suspicious, possibly explosive device in the home.  Shortly before 7 pm the street was blocked off and nearby residents were asked to evacuate as a precautionary measure.

 

Around 9 pm officers were able to track down the husband and wife on South Watt Avenue.  Both were detained as officers continue to investigate. As of 10 pm residents had not been allowed back into their homes.

 

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