Thursday, October 22, 2020

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)

Kidnapped Markham student turns up safe, four suspects sought

TORONTO - Markham student Wanzhen Lu has been found north of Toronto, the victim of a violent kidnapping that made headlines worldwide. OPP Staff Sgt. Carolle Dionne confirmed the news to the Sun Tuesday evening, saying the 22-year-old was taken to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries. He has since been returned to York Region, police say.(Toronto Sun)
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  • Police focus on 4 abduction suspects
  • Amber Alert issued for 14-month-old boy abducted near Hinton

    Police have issued an Amber Alert for a 14-month-old child abducted from his home near Hinton Friday. At 2:30 a.m. this morning, police said Waylon Armstrong was abducted from his home in Brule, near Hinton. He is described as having blonde hair, brown eyes, and wearing a onesie with moose on them. (Edmonton Jouornal)

    British girl held prisoner by Muslim grooming gang for 12 years

    LONDON - Sarah's haunted face stares out under a red Islamic head-dress in her wedding photo. Beside her, guests eat cake while celebrating the marriage, conducted by the local mosque's imam at a terraced house in the Home Counties. (Daily Mail)

    Kidnapped 8-year-old girl found safe, suspect charged

    FORT WORTH - An 8-year-old girl was found safe on Sunday after being grabbed off a street in Fort Worth, Texas, police said. Salem Sabatka was walking with her mother when she was taken and put in a vehicle. Her mother went after her but was unable to stop the kidnapping. (NBC News)

    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)

    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)

    Father, daughter arrested in kidnapping and sexual assault of Las Vegas woman

    A father and daughter kidnapped a woman out of North Las Vegas last week, sexually assaulted her and left her for dead in the Southern California desert, where she was found alive Wednesday, officials announced Friday. (Las Vegas Review Journal)

    N.Y. Cops say abduction was a hoax

    NEW YORK - A teenage girl who was found safe on Tuesday after an apparent kidnapping on the streets of New York City has confessed to staging the supposed abduction out of anger at her mother, police told local media. (Toronto Sun)

    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)

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