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La Blanca man kidnapped from his home by suspects dressed in paramilitary uniformsSubmitted by: La Blanca man kidnapped from his home by suspects dressed in paramilitary uniforms

Victim: Armando Morfin

Date of Crime: 2012-03-30      Location of crime: La Blanca, TX

Hometown: La Blanca, TX    Sex: M    Age: 40
Crime Description:
Hidalgo County man kidnapped by men in 'paramilitary' uniforms
Posted: 04.02.2012 at 8:11 PM
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Armando Morfin
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A Hidalgo County man is missing after three armed men stormed his home and kidnapped him at knifepoint.

Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office deputies identified 40-year-old Armando Morfin as the victim.

Investigators told Action 4 News that Morfin was taken from his La Blanca home on Friday morning.

According to the victim's wife, the armed suspects spoke Spanish and were wearing paramilitary gear.

They taped her husband hands, eyes and mouth and hauled him out of the house.

Public records show that Morfin served eight years in prison for a second-degree felony marijuana case.

Anyone with information on Morfin's whereabouts is asked to contact the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office at (956) 668-8477.

Hidalgo County man kidnapped by men in 'paramilitary' uniforms
Posted: 04.02.2012 at 8:11 PM
Action 4 News Staff

Members of the Action 4 News team worked together to bring you this report.

 
Read more: Local, Crime, News, Armando Morfin, Kidnapping, Home Invation, Paramilitary Style, Military Uniforms, Drug Trafficking, Marijuana, Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office, La Blanca, Hidalgo County, Rio Grande Valley, Texas

Armando Morfin
Photo

A Hidalgo County man is missing after three armed men stormed his home and kidnapped him at knifepoint.

Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office deputies identified 40-year-old Armando Morfin as the victim.

Investigators told Action 4 News that Morfin was taken from his La Blanca home on Friday morning.

According to the victim's wife, the armed suspects spoke Spanish and were wearing paramilitary gear.

They taped her husband hands, eyes and mouth and hauled him out of the house.

Public records show that Morfin served eight years in prison for a second-degree felony marijuana case.

Anyone with information on Morfin's whereabouts is asked to contact the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office at (956) 668-8477.




Perpetrator:

Sex: M

Arrest Status: suspected

Nationality: unknown

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