Plato the dog kidnapped and held for ransom
To Lindbergh, Georgia, where Emily Connors has paid a $1000 random to save the life of her 7-year old Maltese. Plato had been taken during a burglary, stolen along with Connors’s TV, laptop, and other gadgets. The thief then sent her threats, including a photo of a gun pointing at Plato’s head. The thief demanded $3000. She negotiated a lower fee.
Mrs Connors received a series of text messages:
“And u right i am a terrist and if u think im kidding dnt have that cash and watch how i torture this dog”.
“So bring the 1000 and just remember if u play eany games i will kill the dog in front of you”.
The ransom would surely have been higher had Plato been able to talk: