Sheriff's Department Investigating Aggravated Kidnapping
HIDALGO COUNTY — An aggravated kidnapping has left one father with many unanswered questions about his son's life. The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department received a call on Wednesday from Juan Cantu Sr. stating that his son was kidnapped by three armed men and leaving the scene in a light blue Ford Explorer. Witnesses say the men had been hanging around Jr's Tire Shop, located in Penitas, and images from surveillance camera are being used to identify the suspects. The suspects were said to have been armed with one of them wearing a mask as they took Cantu's son and a motive has not been determined.