Monday, November 28, 2022

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)

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)

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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  • 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)

    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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  • 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)

    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)

    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)

    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)

    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)

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