Gunmen Sought In Another Kidnap-CURobbery

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NEW ORLEANS - (02/04/05) -- In a scenario that has become all tocommonplace, police last night were hunting three men who kidnappeda credit union manager from her home before work Thursday morning,then used her to help rob the credit union while they held herfamily hostage. The men forced their way into the manager's homearound 7 am by impersonating police officers, then one of them heldfour family members at gunpoint, while his two accomplices made the21-year-old victim drive to GTE FCU and forced her to open thesafe, according to police. After emptying the safe they drove thevictim back to her home before making their getaway in her car. Noone was hurt in the kidnap-robbery. It is at least the fourthkidnap-robbery of a credit union in the past year.

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