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Chowchilla Kidnapping / Woods #247204

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 30, 1976
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(Studio) California authorities to pursue other leads in Chowchilla kidnapping case, though 3 major suspects arrested.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(San Francisco, California) Royal Canadian Mounted Police turned Fred Woods over to FBI late Thursday Woods taken to Bellingham, Washington and charged with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution; bail set at $1 million. [Request for cameramen and photographers to leave.] Woods appeared relaxed, but had little to say. [WOODS - responds with short answers.] Will probably be day or so before Woods is returned to California. Rptdly. notes concerning ransom request for kidnap victims on Woods' father's estate.
REPORTER: Harold Dow (KVOS-TV film)

Mudd, Roger

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