PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police say an elderly Korean War veteran and his wife reported that three women pushed them into a minivan in Philadelphia and forced them to open a bank account and rent two cars for them.
The 86-year-old man and 55-year-old woman said they were walking to a convenience store for groceries at about 11 a.m. Thursday in west Philadelphia when they were abducted, driven to a downtown bank and forced to open a debit account. They said they then were taken to car rental agencies where the women rented two cars. Six hours later, the abductors dropped them off at their home.
Police said the vehicles were found and five people found inside arrested. Investigators believe the women intended to use the vehicles for some kind of criminal activity.
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