Monday, September 16, 2019

Hostage safe after Cologne railway station drama

German police say they now have an armed assailant at Cologne's main railway station "under control" and the woman he took hostage is receiving medical treatment. (BBC)

Border patrol agent arrested, accused of killing four women, kidnapping a fifth

LAREDO, TX - Juan David Ortiz, an intel supervisor for the Border Patrol, was found about  2 a.m. when state troopers tracked him to a hotel parking lot in the border city of Laredo, Texas. He was found hiding in a truck. (Fox News)

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)

Man, 22, snatched in armed kidnapping in Markham, Ont.

A 22-year-old man is the victim of an armed kidnapping in Markham, Ont., York Regional Police say. Wanzhen Lu was forced into a vehicle by three men in the underground parking garage of a condo building at 15 Water Walk Dr, in Markham, shortly before 6 p.m. on Saturday evening, police said. (CBC)

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)

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)

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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    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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  • Man charged with kidnapping, intimidation in Amber Alert

    EDMONTON - Detectives have charged a man with armed kidnapping in an incident involving a male teen a short time before Friday’s Amber Alert was issued for a 14-year-old girl. (Global News)
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    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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