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Kidnap a boy after a fight on social media, three 20-year-olds arrested


May 8, 2021

Three 20-year-olds were arrested after kidnapping and threatening a young boy. It happened in Tarquinia (Viterbo). The Carabinieri of the Tarquinia Station, Viterbo, arrested the three young people (aged 20, 21 and 23) in the act of crime on charges of aggravated kidnapping in competition. Already known to the police, they had first contacted and reached an underage boy who recently moved to Tarquinia, with whom they began to discuss animatedly for reasons attributable to appreciation expressed on social media by one of the three towards of his young girlfriend. At the height of the dispute, the three, threatening the boy with a knife and a baseball bat, forced the child to get on board their car. After a few minutes, the victim managed to free himself from the attackers and alert the Carabinieri. The soldiers of the Tarquinia station quickly intercepted the car in a parking lot in the city center and immediately after the three who, at the sight of the carabinieri, had tried to hide not far away. degenerated into a violent beating, they were then arrested and placed at the disposal of the judicial authority which ordered them to stay in the municipality of residence, the obligation to stay in the home from 8 pm to 6 am, as well as a ban on approaching the offended person.