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Chowchilla Kidnapping / Woods' Arrest #44629

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 30, 1976
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(Studio) Federal authorities return kidnap suspect Fred Woods to California.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Seattle, WA) Woods arrested at main Vancouver, B.C. post office after Royal Canadian Mtd. Police tipped by FBI. Had entered Canada 2 days after kidnap. Authorities said he was unarmed and put up no fight at arrest. Woods originally asked to stay in Canada 5 days; when extended visit, was arrested and deported to US. [Frederick WOODS IV - has no comment.] Woods expected to be returned today to San Francisco area; to be arraigned next week on 27 counts kidnapping, 16 counts of robbery. James and Richard Schoenfeld face same charges. Authorities say case not closed; seek 3 more people; 1 a woman.
REPORTER: Bill Redecker (BCT-TV newsfilm) (KOMO-TV newsfilm)

Reasoner, Harry

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