Ten people, including two minors, were abducted from San Jeronimo, Guerrero, on Thursday evening. It is believed members of Los Tequileros are responsible – a new cartel formed by defectors from the Knights Templar and La Familia.

From Reuters

Ten kidnapped in Mexican state where 43 students were abducted

Suspected members of a gang known as Los Tequileros took the 10, which included two minors, from the municipality of San Jeronimo on Thursday evening, said Roberto Alvarez, a spokesman for a government task force overseeing security in Guerrero.

Alvarez said the gang was created by former cohorts of drug cartels the Knights Templar and La Familia, and had been carrying out kidnappings in the state for ransom for several months.

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