Saturday, January 23, 2021

Alleged kidnapper followed woman into karate dojo, it did not go well

CHARLOTTE - A man in North Carolina allegedly attempted to kidnap a woman, but she led him somewhere he couldn't fight his way out of – a karate studio. (USA Today)

Kidnap, murder suspect shot dead, abductee found safe

A Cleveland man accused of kidnapping an Ohio nurse and murdering her mother was killed during a shootout at a Louisiana hotel, authorities said. (New York Post)

NFL great Joe Montana and wife Jennifer thwart abduction of granddaughter

LOS ANGELES - Joe Montana showed he can play pretty good defence over the weekend, teaming up with wife Jennifer to stop an intruder from snatching their nine-month-old granddaughter. Sodsai Dalzell, a 39-year-old woman unknown to the Montana family, managed to break into the couple’s Malibu home and remove the child from her playpen, before being confronted by the legendary quarterback and his wife, according to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department. (National Post)

Police rescue kidnap victim, one suspect falls from balcony during raid

BURNABY - One man is hospital and two are in custody following a dramatic police takedown at a Metrotown apartment complex Thursday night. (Vancouver Sun)

Second arrest made in kidnapping of Chinese international student

TORONTO - York Regional Police confirm a second arrest has been made in the alleged kidnapping of Chinese international student Wanzhen Lu. Police have not yet publicly identified the 33-year-old suspect but say he was arrested following the execution of a search warrant at a Brampton home on Tuesday. (CP24)
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  • Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso found dead

    A Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso has been found dead, says his family, two days after he was abducted. Kirk Woodman, originally from Halifax, was abducted Tuesday night by a dozen gunmen at a mining site owned by Vancouver-based Progress Minerals near the border with Niger, in an area the government says is under growing threat from armed jihadists. (CBC News)

    Amber Alert issued for six-year-old girl

    REGINA -- An Amber Alert was issued Sunday night for a six-year-old Saskatchewan girl who RCMP say was in the back of her family's SUV when it was stolen outside a strip mall in North Battleford. (CP24)

    Amber Alert issued after girl, 16, dragged into van off a NYC street

    An Amber Alert was issued Tuesday for a 16-year-old girl who was grabbed by two men and dragged into a car in the Melrose section of the Bronx. (Fox29)

    Father at centre of Amber Alert faces criminal charges

    A father whose 14-month-old son was the subject of an Amber Alert last week now faces several criminal charges after the child was found unharmed and the dad was taken into custody Friday. (CBC)

    Two arrested, two sought in kidnapping, murder of 16-year-old

    It was a disturbing and horrifying discovery. A teenager shot and left dead on the side of the road June 30 in Milton not only shook the community, but left Halton Regional Police with few clues. (Toronto Sun)

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