Coming up Wednesday

Wildfires burn through Colorado causing thousands to evacuate, and protests in Turkey are in 13th day. Tune in at 7am ET.
August 3rd, 2012
12:16 PM ET

Cal Ripkin Jr. discusses his mother's kidnapping

Legendary Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken Junior held a press conference this morning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore to discuss his mother's bizarre kidnapping and return.

Maryland police say Vi Ripken was mysteriously abducted last week after she was taken from her home at gunpoint and bound. The 74-year-old was then driven around in her own car before being returned nearly 24 hours later.

Police say they've received several tips since releasing security footage showing the alleged kidnapper entering a WalMart. Officials also released a composite police sketch of the subject and have said that they're offering a $2,000 reward for any information leading to an arrest.

Soledad O'Brien had the chance to catch up with Ripken before his press conference this morning.


Filed under: Baseball • Crime • Sports
soundoff (One Response)
  1. Amir Ali

    We also get many male n female kidnapped in dha for commission of bunglows n apts but they release after some time n police get money from kidnappers ...

    August 6, 2012 at 4:17 am | Report abuse | Reply

Post a comment


 

CNN welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.