The woman was kidnapped, forced into her own Ford van and drove the suspects to the Check Cash Depot where she worked. They weren’t able to get into the store and eventually returned to the Silver Spring apartment, where one of the victims was forced to lie face-down, handcuffed, and blindfolded, for hours.
At one point, one of the suspects began to slash the male victim with knife, but the victim fought back. At that point, the suspects took off.
All three men are from Suitland according to prosecutors. They had been charged with burlgary, robbery, kidnapping, home invasion and assault.
One co-defendant was found “involved”, a term used for juvenile offenders.
Another defendant pleaded guilty. That defendant, 25-year-old Younus Alaameri, was sentenced to 30 years in prison.
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