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      Kidnapped American rescued in Mexico

      via MGN Online

      The Mexican government has confirmed that a kidnapped U.S. citizen has been rescued by state police, and two people have been arrested in connection to the crime.

      A 28-year-old and a 21-year-old man were arrested for kidnapping a U.S. citizen in Nuevo Laredo, just 100 miles from the Rio Grande Valley.

      The Mexican government announced the victim was rescued near a shopping complex after being held captive for two days.

      The Mexican officials claim the 22-year-old American victim was kidnapped while traveling through the area in a vehicle.

      Officials said in a press release that the victim was released once a ransom was paid.

      The suspects allegedly told authorities that they had also kidnapped at least three others in Nuevo Laredo.