Police hope surveillance photos, video help them catch kidnap suspects
By Brian Stanley Sun-Times Media March 6, 2013 4:06PM
Updated: March 6, 2013 10:16PM
Police hope surveillance photos can help them find three men who allegedly kidnapped a 70-year-old woman at gunpoint from her Frankfort Square driveway Monday night.
About 10 p.m. Monday, the victim pulled into her driveway in the 8200 block of Chestnut Drive in Frankfort Square. She was called over to a gray sedan, with three men inside, that was parked two driveways down, Will County Sheriff’s police said.
One of the men inside the sedan took out a handgun and told the woman to get in the back seat, while another man took the keys to drive her vehicle.
The two men drove around with the victim and tried to use her ATM card, Deputy Chief Ken Kaupas said. After about an hour, the victim was released and walked to a gas station in Country Club Hills, where she reported the crime to police. Police found her vehicle later.
Around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, the three suspects used her credit card at Wal-Mart in Crestwood, and investigators retrieved footage from surveillance cameras that show them leaving the store, Kaupas said.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at (815) 727-8574 or anonymously call CrimeStoppers at (800) 323-6734.