Teens suspected in kidnapping, early morning robbery attempt

Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 18:11

ANCHORAGE — Three teenagers are being held on suspicion of kidnapping an Eagle River resident during a robbery attempt.

Alaska State Troopers said two of the teens, a 19-year-old and an 18-year-old, are from Wasilla.

They said a 17-year-old will be waived to adult status in the case.

Troopers said that at about 4 a.m. Wednesday, the teens assaulted the Eagle River man at a home in Wasilla and forced him to lead them to his home on the Old Glenn Highway.

Police said the victim was able to subdue the 19-year-old. The others fled and Anchorage police arrested the teen suspect.

Troopers arrested the other two teens at the Wasilla home.

All three are being held without bail at Mat-Su Pretrial Facility.

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