Kidnapping

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South Carolina Kidnapping Thwarted Because Abductor Couldn’t Drive Stick Shift

Police say a kidnapping in South Carolina was thwarted because the would-be abductor couldn’t operate a manual stick shift in the victim’s car.

04/14/2015

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Police Officer Arrested In Woman’s Death

An Atlanta Police officer suspected in the murder of a 26-year-old woman has been arrested while trying to catch a flight to Mexico, authorities say.

08/28/2014

9-year-old Willie Myrick told APD he was snatched from his driveway and so he sang "Every Praise" until the man released him. (HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Boy Says He Was Freed After Singing Gospel Song To His Abductor

9-year-old Willie Myrick was snatched from his driveway, sang “Every Praise” until the man released him, say police.

04/23/2014

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Reward Offered To Find Kidnapper Of Young Boy

A local community activist group is offering ten thousand dollars to find, arrest and prosecute the man responsible for kidnapping a nine year old boy from Fairburn, Georgia two weeks ago. Young Willie Myrick went […]

WAOK-AM–04/15/2014

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Another Man Arrested In Abduction Of Georgia Teen

Authorities have arrested a second suspect in the abduction of a suburban Atlanta teen after the first suspect identified him to an investigator, according to court documents.

10/16/2013

Booking photo of Aftab Aslam.  (credit: Fulton County Sheriff's Office)

Ga. Man Charged In Kidnapping Hoax

Police say a suburban Atlanta man faked his owned kidnapping to avoid telling his parents he was failing a college English course.

05/20/2013

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Georgia Couple Accused Of Confining Teen Son To Bedroom For Years Indicted

A grand jury has indicted a Georgia couple accused of confining their teenage son to a bedroom for years with little food.

10/23/2012

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Cops: 2 Kids Found Safe After Man Kidnaps Them When Family Car Broke Down

Authorities are searching for two children who were reported kidnapped after a stranger offered to help the family when their car broke down on the side of an Atlanta-area interstate.

02/22/2012

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Georgia Man Kidnapped In Nigeria Is Back Home

ATLANTA (AP) — A U.S. citizen kidnapped by gunmen in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta returned to Georgia on Sunday after being held captive for a week, his family said. William Gregory Ock arrived in Atlanta […]

WAOK-AM–01/29/2012

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Georgia Man Kidnapped in Nigeria

CARROLL Co. Ga(AJC)-A Carroll County resident working in Nigeria was kidnapped Friday and is being held for ransom, according to his family and police there. William Gregory “Greg” Ock, 50, of Bowdon was working on […]

WAOK-AM–01/24/2012

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