Kidnap victim safe after escape

Hidalgo County Sheriff's Dept.

POSTED: Monday, February 17, 2014 - 4:50pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 8:51am

A kidnapping victim is safe after he escaped from his abductors Monday morning.

Juan Pedro Borjas was taken from his home last week by two men.  Police identified one of the kidnappers as Jose Juan Mendoza Contreras and he's still at large.
The victim is being interviewed to figure out who the second suspect is. A ransom call was made to Borjas' wife shortly after the abduction.  Hidalgo County Sheriff's officials say Borjas is in good health.

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