Teenager says he was abducted and beaten

19-year-old Abel Lara Jr. of Belize City reported that on March 16 at about 9:00 a.m., he was taken from Faber’s Road in a minivan. Lara says he was beaten then transported to an area on mile 8 on the Phillip Goldson Highway by a group of men who threatened him. However, he managed to escape at about 12:00 p.m. Police are seeking the group of men as investigations continue

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