HILLSBOROUGH (CBS SF) — A suspect has been arrested in a 1995 kidnapping of a 9-year-old girl from Hillsborough, police said Sunday.
The girl was held for ransom, but the kidnappers abandoned their plan when they learned her wealthy parents were out of the country at the time.
The girl was later found safe and unharmed at hotel near the San Francisco International Airport.
Kevin Lin, 68, of Southern California was taken into custody Friday and taken to the jail in San Mateo County.
Lin is being held on $5 million bail.
Police made the arrest after acting on information provided by the U.S. Department of State.