Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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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    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)

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