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Raleigh Police: Elderly Couple Victim Of Robbery, Kidnapping

Posted September 30, 2005 5:00 a.m. EDT

— An elderly couple who was in Raleigh recently for the Senior Games was the victim of a robbery and a kidnapping, Raleigh police said.

Police said a male entered a couple's room at the

Super 8 Motel on New Bern Avenue

, stole the couple's money, and kidnapped the 70-year-old man.

Investigators said the suspect pulled a gun on the Hamlet man and ordered him to drive around the city.

The suspect then got out of the car and fled.

Police are still trying to identify a suspect.