Kidnappers (plagiarii) were punished with death.
Kidnappers (andrapodistae) carried off children even in cities, and reared them as slaves.
Elsewhere " Phoenicians " are merchants, kidnappers, &c., " Sidonians " are artists; to indicate nationality both names seem to be used indifferently, e.g.
The kidnappers were apprehended and the boy returned, though suffering from a severe concussion and broken arm.
jewel heist, captured some kidnappers, and prevented a museum robbery.