Report: Wilson Ramos Was Signing Autographs When Kidnapped

Friday November 11th, 2011

There haven't been many details about the kidnapping of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos beyond the initial reports and a confirmation that he is, in fact, alive.  But a report (in Spanish) on El Universal seems to paint a slightly more in-depth picture of Ramos's kidnapping.

Zac Boyer of the Free Lance-Star (Fredericksburg, Va.) tweeted a partial translation, writing "Might be a bit rusty here, but it appears Wilson Ramos was signing autographs, playing baseball with kids when taken".

Translated using Google Translate, the story explains:

Many details have emerged during the last hours of the kidnapping of the player of the Tigres de Aragua. One of the most dramatic is that just at the time of the criminal action had just signed the autograph was a small birthday present.

Two trucks passed by the scene; Ramos and his family retreated; then, according to the translated report, the trucks returned:

This time, two men with their faces uncovered got out of a Chevrolet Captiva 2007, orange. They hanged the player Aragua Tigers with his arm and placed a Glock pistol 9m.m. in his head.
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