Police search for kidnapping suspect

Austrian and Czech police are searching for a 38-year-old Plzeň resident and his two sons aged six and ten. The man faces several criminal charges, including kidnapping. The father of two chose to ignore an Austrian court ruling granting custody of the children to their mother. She has not seen her sons since last June while an Austrian official saw them in mid-February. The police have issued information such as license plate numbers of the suspect's vehicles, a Ford Mondeo and Volkswagen Passat, asking the public for help in trying to pinpoint his location. Police suspect the man remains in the Plzeň area.

Author: Jan Velinger