A Warrensburg woman and her 7-year-old son were the victims of a serious crimeThursday night.
The Warrensburg Police Department reports the pair was attempting to leave the Wal-Mart parking lot when they were kidnapped by two suspects displaying a a handgun and knife. The alleged kidnappers then forced her to hand over her money and drive to an ATM, where she was forced to withdraw money. The two suspects are accused of threatening to rape the mother and kill her son. They were left in a field north of Warrensburg, and the suspects stole the car.
Two men have been arrested in connection to the crime. Alan Briscoe, 23, of Knob Noster, and Kevin Ratte, 21, of Warrensburg, are in custody. They both face charges of kidnapping, child kidnapping, robbery, stealing a motor vehicle, and sexual misconduct.
The suspects’ photos, along with a press release from the Warrensburg Police Department, can be viewed here.