Two adults and two minors have been arrested in Emporia, accused of kidnapping, robbing and beating a 16-year-old boy, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office announced on Wednesday.
Lyon County deputies were called to Newman Hospital in Emporia on Saturday following the report of a kidnapping, Sheriff Jeffrey Cope said in a prepared statement. The deputies learned a 16-year-old boy was taken from the 1400 block of Road P in Lyon County.
He was treated for a possible broken nose and other injuries before being released. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation was notified and assisted in the ensuing investigation, Cope said.
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Interviews led to the arrest of four suspects: Andrew Granado, 18; Samuel Garcia, 18; and two 17-year-olds. All four are from Emporia.
They are being held on suspicion of aggravated kidnapping, aggravated robbery, aggravated battery and criminal threat, Cope said. The incident remains under investigation.