Victim kidnapped at gun point in Southwick

SOUTHWICK – On Sunday morning, Ryan Walsh, the Public Information Officer for the Springfield Police Department sent out a social media post indicating that a male individual was kidnapped at gun point in Southwick and was then taken into Springfield.

From Walsh’s post, at about 1:55 a.m. on Sunday morning, Springfield Police officers responded to a report of a breaking and entering on the 0-100 block of Savoy Ave. in Springfield. After the male victim was located, he informed the officers that he was kidnapped at gunpoint in Southwick and then taken to Springfield. That person also said that several suspects took off with money from Savoy Ave.

It was discovered that one of the suspects shot at the victim and missed. The victim declined to be transported to the hospital.

The Major Crimes Unit of the Springfield Police Department is investigating the incident. The Westfield News will continue to follow this investigation and will update this story once more information is revealed.

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