BALTIMORE, Md. - Vi Ripken, the mother of Baltimore Orioles legend Cal Ripken Jr., was kidnapped at gunpoint Tuesday morning, according to the family.
Vi was found in Aberdeen, evaluated at the scene and refused medical treatment.
She is now home safe with family, who released the below statement.
“As you now know, our mother was abducted at gunpoint from her home yesterday morning. This has been a very trying time for our family, but we are grateful and relieved that mom is back with us, safe and healthy. We want to thank everyone for their tremendous support, especially all of the law enforcement agencies that worked so hard and quickly. This is on ongoing investigation, so we hope everyone understands that we cannot comment further at this time. Thank you.”
The investigation into the kidnapping is ongoing.
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