Suspect Kidnapper Dons the Garb of Police to Lure the Teenage victim

.

The John Baumgarte, 56, arrested in the case of the kidnapping of the 16-year-old Alberta girl is suspected to have been wearing a police uniform when he lured the teenager into his trap. He is now facing charges of personating a police officer, kidnapping with a firearm, sexual assault, aggravated sexual assault and uttering a threat.

On Thursday night the girl had left her home in the town of Penhold to pick up some orange juice at a nearby store. She mistook the suspect for a policeman and walked into his trap.

"He had red and blue flashing lights. He had some clothing that appeared convincing enough to the victim that he was police officer," said RCMP Sergeant Patrick Webb.

According to the police and the family, the girl was held and sexually assaulted for two days and forced to beg for her life.

However she managed to escape on Saturday night and called up her father from the Red Deer mall where she'd turned up after 46 hours.

Around noon, on Sunday, police arrested John who now faces five charges, and is scheduled to make his first court appearance on Tuesday.


Latest News

Springdale, the Small Utah town Finally Repeals Chain Restaurant Ban After a Dec
Oshkosh Corporation Won a $30billion Contract for Replacing Humvee Units of the
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Fischer Hints Inflation is Likely to Rebound Permi
Trib Total Media Plans to Sell Nine Newspapers including Four Daily and Five Wee
Twitter Plans to Employ More Women Next Year to Diversify Its Workforce
OPEC Oil Producers Prepared to Endure Lower Oil Prices But will Continue their P
Stanley Fischer Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Says No Decision Has Been Taken fo
Biggest Daily Climb Noted in the Oil Markets in Past Six Years
According to Sources Marchionne to Take over as Both CEO and Chairman of Ferrari
Consumer Spending and Inflation Drops in Japan Adding Pressure on Policymakers
Patterson Companies, Inc reports $29.7 million First Quarter Profit
Gap Announced by Beginning of Next year It will Phase Out On-Call Scheduling