• Short Summary

    A MASKED GUNMAN BROKE INTO THE HOME OF A WEALTHY ANTIQUE DEALER IN WEST BERLIN YESTERDAY (MONDAY) AND KIDNAPPED A FOUR-YEAR-OLD CANADIAN GIRL, WEST GERMAN POLICE DISCLOSED TODAY.

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    A MASKED GUNMAN BROKE INTO THE HOME OF A WEALTHY ANTIQUE DEALER IN WEST BERLIN YESTERDAY (MONDAY) AND KIDNAPPED A FOUR-YEAR-OLD CANADIAN GIRL, WEST GERMAN POLICE DISCLOSED TODAY. POLICE AT FIRST ASKED THE PRESS TO WITHHOLD THE STORY, BUT IT WAS RELEASED TODAY.

    THE GUNMAN IS REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN BROKEN INTO THE HOUSE IN THE EARLY HOURS OF YESTERDAY MORNING. HE HELD THE GIRL'S MOTHER, MISS (REPEAT MISS) REGINA KLEWER AT GUNPOINT, BOUND HER AND PRESSED A CHLOROFORM-SOAKED PAD OVER HER FACE.

    WHEN MISS KLEWER AWOKE, SHE FOUND A RANSOM NOTE, HASTILY SCRIBBLED I GERMAN AND ASKING FOR ABOUT 35,000 MARKS (ABOUT GBP3,000 STERLING) FOR THE RETURN OF HER DAUGHTER, AUDREY. THE NOTE ADDED THAT "SOMETHING" WOULD HAPPEN TO THE GIRL IF THE STORY WAS REPORTED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3Z1SNTIGGU4AHQAQQQ7HAU6S6
    Media URN:
    VLVA3Z1SNTIGGU4AHQAQQQ7HAU6S6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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