Alex Rodriguez' nephew kidnapped at New York hotel in ransom plot, per report

Posted: 12:42 PM, Apr 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-19 19:42:28Z

(KGTV) - The nephew of baseball star Alex Rodriguez was kidnapped and held for ransom in New York Thursday after a deal involving a Lamborghini, various media outlets reported.

Rodriguez’ nephew, 29-year-old Norberto Susini, met two men at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square to sell them the vehicle, WABC reported. The men then demanded Susini return a $35,000 deposit but he refused.

WABC reported the men then held Susini against his will in a hotel room. They demanded ransom from Susini’s business partners, who called police.

The men turned themselves in at 4 a.m, according to WABC .

Susini is a player in independent baseball leagues. His uncle has not publicly commented on the kidnapping.