Examples of kidnap in a Sentence
the child of the wealthy industrialist was kidnapped and held for ransom
Recent Examples of kidnap from the Web
The young woman has since accepted that she was born as Kamiyah Mobley and that the woman who raised her kidnapped her but still asked the court for leniency, WJXT reported.
Jones was charged with killing Fleming after kidnapping her and her baby in Anderson on April 6, 2015, and taking the two to Gary.
Cameron did not cooperate with the investigation, which was prompted after Cameron's mother accused Johnson of kidnapping her daughter.
When Piper Weiss was a teen tennis player, her coach tried to kidnap another young athlete in a story that made the national news.
Sometimes people saw my father and me in the mall together and assumed my dad was kidnapping me.
VanDyke Perry and Gregory Counts were just 19 and 21 years old, respectively, when they were charged with kidnapping a woman near her home in New York’s Queens borough and raping her.
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DeAngelo is suspected of shooting to death journalism teacher Claude Snelling after Snelling caught him trying to kidnap his 16-year-old daughter, Salazar said.
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KIDNAP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of kidnap for English Language Learners
: to take away (someone) by force usually in order to keep the person as a prisoner and demand money for returning the person
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Origin and Etymology of kidnap
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