Kidnap Boy under Death Threat Is Rescued by Gun Police
Byline: STEPHEN WRIGHT
A BOY of 11 was dramatically rescued by armed police after kidnappers snatched him off the street and threatened to kill him unless they were paid a [pounds sterling]40,000 ransom.
The youngster was abducted by a man and a woman who bundled him into a car as he was walking home from school in Southall, West London, at 4pm on Wednesday.
He was taken to an address nearby and held hostage in a locked bedroom as his captors made a series of increasingly chilling calls to his terrified parents.
Police were called in and, amid fears that the kidnappers would carry out their threat, Scotland Yard launched a huge operation involving …
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Publication information: Article title: Kidnap Boy under Death Threat Is Rescued by Gun Police. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Mail (London). Publication date: March 20, 2004. Page number: 21. © 2007 Daily Mail. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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