Posted August 03, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Cal Ripken Jr. says his family and the police are still searching for answers about the kidnapping of his mother last week, a crime he called ''bizarre'' and unsettling. At a news conference Friday in Baltimore, Ripken appealed for the public's help in locating the man responsible for kidnapping his 74-year-old mother, Vi, at gunpoint. Vi Ripken was found unharmed in her car, but Ripken says she remains shaken up and is too traumatized to return home. The Hall of Fame infielder appeared to choke up as he described a phone call from his sister last week indicating that his mother might be missing. He said it was ''a horrible night.''
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