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Gunmen Grab Toddler From Calif. Home

Cops stumped for motive by gunmen who invaded San Bernardino
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted May 4, 2009 5:25 AM CDT
Gunmen Grab Toddler From Calif. Home
Briant Rodriguez was kidnapped by two gunmen broke into his family's home.   (AP Photo/San Bernardino County Sheriff Department)

A 3-year-old boy was abducted from his California home yesterday after two gunmen bound his mother and four siblings, reports AP. "We have no idea why they took the child," said a police spokesman. "They were strangers to the whole family." The gunmen burst into the San Bernardino house yesterday, subdued the family, ransacked the home, and stole money and property, said police, who have issued an Amber Alert for Briant Rodriquez.
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