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Published on Jun 29, 2017, 10:54 am AST
By Susan Mohammed Multimedia Desk
South BureauThe Mercedes Benz owned Gregory Laing. [sic]
Investigators have impounded and are examining the car belonging to kidnapped San Fernando businessman Gregory Laing , who was snatched outside his bakery in the early hours on Thursday.
A ransom of $270,000 is being asked for Laing's return.
The family received the call at around 4 a.m. – an hour after Laing's black Mercedes Benz was discovered in the parking lot by an employee.
The employee found a ring of keys and a cell phone on the ground next to the vehicle.
Police were told that Laing was opening the bakery for employees when it is believed he was taken away by kidnappers.
The vehicle was towed by police officers and expected to be handed over to officers of the Special Evidence Recovery Unit (SERU).
Laing is the owner of Puff N Stuff Bakery at Circular Road, San Fernando.Puff "n" Stuff bakery where businessman, Gregory Laing, was abducted this morning in front of his business place on Circular Road, San Fernando.
The bakery was opened for business on Thursday morning.
Several police units have collaborated and are working on the case, the Express was told.
President of the San Fernando Business Association Daphne Bartlett said her thoughts and prayers were with the Laing family.
“It is sad that someone gets up that early in the morning to perform his duties and you are attacked. It is not a good message to send to the young people who are trying to be entrepreneurs and going out there to start their own business and achieve something”, said Bartlett.