Police: Gang member arrested for abducting, robbing 84-year-old

Police: Gang member arrested for abducting, robbing 84-year-old

HAMILTON COUNTY, OH (FOX19) - Authorities have arrested a suspect in an aggravated robbery and abduction in Symmes Township.

An 84-year-old woman finished her shopping at a CVS on Thursday around 3 p.m. This was at the 10554 Loveland Madeira Road location.

Police said the suspect, Brent Engel, was in her car when she unlocked and entered the vehicle. They said he produced a knife and threatened her life, forcing her to drive to various locations in Hamilton County and eventually withdraw money from her bank account.

Around 8 p.m., the Engel fled the vehicle in the area of Montgomery and E. Kemper Road in Symmes Township.

The victim was not injured.

Engel is a known member of the criminal gang the Cincinnati White Boys, according to police.

He was located in Price Hill around 2 p.m. and was arrested without incident.

Engel is being held at the Hamilton County Justice Center.

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