Transcript for Former Marine Kidnapped in Mexico
To a frantic search by the fbi as they investigate the kidnapping of a marine, his father and uncle in mexico. A call for the public's help and tips coming in two weeks after they were taken at gunpoint and abc's pierre thops has the latest from washington. Good morning, pierre. Reporter: Good morning, robin. Today a race against time to find that former marine who vanished after being taken at the point of a gun. This morning, the search continues for armando torres iii, his father and uncle. Torres had gone to visit his father's ranch just inside MEXICO, MAY 14th, WHEN ARMED Gunmen snatched all three men. They have not been seen or heard from since. It's just shocking, you know, because you don't want to believe it. My cousin called me. She told me, you know, that she had seen a white truck outside the house. She saw several people just get the car and go into the house and they grabbed my brother and my uncle and my father and they just, you know, just took them. Reporter: He lives in texas and veteran of "operation iraqi freedom" known as an excellent marine and excellent mechanic. When your humvee broke down or when you have a question about your humvee it was go find armando. Reporter: Law enforcement sources tell abc news it's unclear why anyone would abduct members of the torres family but the gulf cartel is active in that region located just outside the port of entry of los in end. Os. Some human rights organizations put the number of kidnappings in the thousands. Family and friends say torres is a good man who's become an unexpected victim. We just want to see them back, you know. We just need for them to come back home. Reporter: This morning the family is praying that everyone will be okay.
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