Authorities are looking for two suspects who reportedly held a woman captive and coerced her into withdrawing money from an ATM in Garden Grove.
Two men approached a 66-year-old woman as she was loading groceries into her car on August 30th, between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. The victim’s identity has been confirmed.
As per the Garden Grove police, the victim was approached by the men who requested a ride to the bank.
The two strangers entered her car as the woman pressed the unlock button. Fear took over her as they repeated their demands and threatened her again. She had no choice but to comply with their wishes as they instructed her to drive to a nearby bank and withdraw substantial money.
According to authorities, the victim went inside the bank to withdraw the funds while the men stayed inside the car. Once she returned with the cash, the suspects took it and left the scene.
According to the police, the initial suspect in the case was a man of Hispanic descent, estimated to be between 40 to 45 years of age. He is approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall, with a slender build and fair complexion. As per the authorities, the man had a Columbian accent and conversed in Spanish.
According to reports, the second individual involved is identified as a Hispanic male aged between 40-45 years. He has a medium complexion, is around 5 feet 9 inches tall and has a heavy build.
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