Mexican law enforcement authorities secure the release of a 27-year-old American woman kidnapped on June 1.
The McAllen Monitor reported Saturday that the woman told authorities she had been tied up for eight days. A Tamaulipas state government news release said the unidentified woman was rescued when kidnappers waited for ransom money outside a mall in the border town of Reynosa.
Police said they arrested seven people in connection with the abduction. Four people were arrested during the foiled ransom exchange.
The news release said two other men and a 14-year-old girl were arrested on suspicion they told kidnappers the location of law enforcement authorities. The girl is also suspected of delivering food to the homes where the American woman was held.