Carjacking, Kidnapping and Robbery in Salinas
February 6, 2013
A man says he was forced into the trunk of his car and left at a grocery store parking lot following a Salinas robbery yesterday morning, according to a Salinas Police Department statement.
The 19-year-old victim told Salinas police he was confronted by two armed men in the parking lot of Mi Pueblo grocery store on East Alisal Street. The men took him into his car, drove him to another street and robbed him of his cell phone and cash, then put him in the trunk, the victim told police.
The man was taken to the parking lot of Foods Co, nearby on East Alisal Street, where he escaped the trunk and notified the authorities, he told police. Police responded to the incident at 8:40am yesterday.
Salinas Police ask anyone who witnessed the incident or has information to call 758-7321 or the anonymous tip line at 775-4222.