Three Men Abduct Boy, 15, From West Philadelphia Home at Gunpoint

A teenage boy was taken from his family’s West Philadelphia home at gunpoint early Tuesday morning.

Three men abducted the boy from his home along North 53rd Street around 1:30 a.m., Philadelphia police said.

Investigators didn’t name the boy, who stands around 5-feet, 9-inches tall. They also didn't give a motive for the armed kidnapping.

Special Victims Unit investigators could be seen going in and out of the home before daybreak.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia police.

Contact Us