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New Photos Released in Vi Ripken Investigation

Updated: Tuesday, November 27 2012, 11:57 AM EST
The Aberdeen Police Department has released new images of the man suspected of abducting Vi Ripken in July.

The images of the suspect were captured at the Wal Mart in the 6700 block of Chesapeake Center Drive in Glen Burnie and at the Wal Mart in the 100 block of Carroll Island Road in Middle River.

In addition, investigators have also released images of a van. Investigators believe the occupant of the vehicle may have had contact with the suspect at the Wal Mart Store in Middle River. The vehicle is described as a Dodge mini van with unknown type stickers on both backside windows.

Vi Ripken was kidnapped at gunpoint outside her Aberdeen home on July 24 and driven around in her Lincoln Town Car for 24 hours, at times blindfolded. Ripken was found inside of her car near her home with her hands bound.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or potential witness vehicle is urged to contact the Criminal Investigation Section of the Aberdeen Police Department at 410-272-2121. New Photos Released in Vi Ripken Investigation

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