Facial composite sketch of Hyrons couple kidnapper released

The Philippine National Police released a “facial composite sketch” of the Hyrons couple kidnapper, Monday.

The suspect is one of the six kidnappers who abducted a British businessman and his Filipina wife at their beach in Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur on Friday night.

According to the report of the Regional Police Office (PRO) 9 Director Brig. Gen. Froilan Flores Quidilla, the suspect was captured by Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) at Hyrons Beach Resort owned by couple Allan Arthur and Wilma Hyrons.

The Hyrons couple kidnapper has a brown complexion, moderate physique, between 5’4-5’6 tall, approximately 30-35 years old, and weighs 75-80 kilograms.

“Any information that may help in the immediate resolution of the case may call Regional Director Qui­dil­la’s hotline numbers 0977-3102-365 for Globe and 0961-2977-064 for Smart,” said PRO-9 Spokesperson Major Helen Galvez.

P1-M reward for arrest of British national, Filipino wife kidnappers

Zamboanga del Sur provincial offered a P1-million reward for anyone who could give information that would lead to the arrest of the British national and Filipino wife kidnappers.

“The provincial of Zamboanga del Sur is exhausting all measures to rescue the lives of the Hyrons couple who were abducted by unidentified gunmen at their in Tukuran on Friday night,” the province said in a statement.

President Rodrigo Duterte warned foreigners to stay out of the Zamboanga region since he received a credible intelligence report that Islamic State (IS) and Abu Sayyaf terrorist groups target the area.

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