SAN ANTONIO, TX- In a terrifying encounter with armed intruders, a couple from Texas was abducted at gunpoint from their residence. They were taken by two suspects who have not yet been identified. The couple, known to their friends as Samantha Esquivel-Zuniga, 38, and Ricky Zuniga, 37, were forcibly taken from their home in Mission Bell on Wednesday morning. The assailants broke into their home, abducted the couple, and fled the scene in a white SUV, leaving their five minor children behind.
According to San Antonio Police Officer Ricardo Guzman, the police were alerted to the incident around 6 a.m. Upon arriving at the scene, they found the couple’s children, all under the age of 17, safe and unharmed. The children informed the police that their parents were taken by unknown individuals who drove away in a white SUV.
The motive behind the kidnapping remains unclear as the investigation is still ongoing. The authorities are currently treating the incident as a kidnapping case. As part of their investigation, the police are seeking any surveillance footage from neighbors that could provide more information about the kidnappers and their escape route.
Meanwhile, friends and family of the couple have taken to social media to express their concern and hope for the safe return of the couple. The couple’s sudden disappearance has sent shockwaves through the community, with many expressing their disbelief and concern over the safety of their neighborhood.
The San Antonio police department is working tirelessly to locate the couple and bring the perpetrators to justice. They have urged anyone who has relevant information about the incident to come forward.