Monday, July 13, 2020

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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  • 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)

    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)

    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)

    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)

    Amber Alert unleashes knuckleheads

    The knucklehead brigade was again out in force. The reason for their ire? An afternoon Amber Alert for five missing children from the Niagara region. (Toronto Sun)

    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)

    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)

    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)

    Six men convicted in kidnapping and double homicide

    VANCOUVER - Six men were convicted Thursday in connection with the fatal shootings of two people in an east Vancouver home that were witnessed by a young boy and were followed by the abduction and torturing of a man. (Vancouver Sun)

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