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Two arrested in Mountain View after attempted kidnapping

MOUNTAIN VIEW (KRON)-- - Mountain View police arrested two men early Saturday morning after they attempted to kidnap a woman.

According to the Mountain View Police Department, the incident happened around 2 a.m. as the victim was walking behind Monte Carlo Night Club on West El Camino Real.

Authorities say the woman was approached by two men who tried to push her into a nearby vehicle, but she fought back. 

Police say one of the suspects then went to the car and retrieved a handgun. 

The struggled continued between the two suspects and the woman. 

Two of the victim's friends walked up and tried to intervene. 

Officers say the suspect who retrieved the gun from the car, allegedly pointed the weapon at the men before the struggle ended. 

The suspects then got into their car and drove away from the scene, firing several shots. 

A responding officer spotted the suspect vehicle as it was trying to flee the scene and stopped the car. 

The men identified as 29-year-old Guillermo Perez and 19-year-old Walter Ramirez were arrested.

Officers also recovered the weapon used during the incident. 



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