Aberdeen, Maryland
July 2012

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  • Photograph taken July 25, 2012
  • Sketches of Suspect
  • Vehicle of Interest in Violet Ripken Abduction



The FBI and local law enforcement authorities are seeking the public's assistance in locating the person believed to be connected to the abduction of Violet Ripken which occurred on July 24, 2012. On that date, Ms. Ripken was taken from her home in Aberdeen, Maryland, and transported in her own car, a 1998 silver Lincoln Town Car, through areas of Harford and Baltimore Counties before being returned to her residence early on the morning of July 25, 2012.


The suspect is described as a White male, approximately 5'10", 180 pounds, with short brown hair and glasses.

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