Faribault Man Kidnapped, Beaten For 90 Minutes
Faribault, MN (Minnesota News Network) - Five people have been accused of kidnapping and tying up a southeastern Minnesota man before assaulting him.
The Faribault Police Department says the 24-year-old man was beaten for 90 minutes after he was kidnapped from his car on Saturday. He was driving through a local cemetery when two other cars followed him. A passenger pointed a gun at the victim and ordered him to stop. Investigators say he was taken to a home in Faribault, hog-tied, and kicked in the mouth and hit in the head repeatedly.
Police say a search of the home turned up evidence that includes the blood of the young man.
Four men and a woman are charged with kidnapping, assault, and robbery. Police do not believe it was a random crime.