Aberdeen Police Continue To Investigate Vi Ripken Abduction Case
Aberdeen resident Vi Ripken, the mother of Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, was kidnapped from her home Tuesday and found safely in her car in Aberdeen Wednesday morning, police said.
Aberdeen police continue to investigate the Tuesday abduction of Vi Ripken.
Ripken, 74, was taken from her home at gunpoint and found unharmed in her vehicle early Wednesday.
"We have gotten numerous calls," Aberdeen police spokesman Lt. Fred Budnick told Patch Friday morning. We just ask that people keep them coming. Investigators are looking at each call."
Anyone with information may call 410-272-2121. Budnick said tips can be submitted anonymously:
- Online: www.harfordsheriff.org/wanted
- Text CRIMES (274637): Begin the message "MCS" and add information
- Call: 410-836-5432
In a statement released Wednesday, Aberdeen police said a man armed with a handgun—described as in his late 30s or early 40s wearing a light colored shirt, camouflage pants and glasses—forced Ripken into her vehicle between 7 and 8 a.m. Tuesday. The vehicle fled the area, police said.
Police have released images of the suspect. Budnick said police have released all available images of the individual.
Stay with Patch for updates.