The missing caper involving retired FBI agent Robert Levinson who vanished in Iran in 2007 , took another dramatic turn Friday.
The Associated Press reported that the family website posted a video of the family issuing a plea to his unknown kidnappers along with a hostage video of Levinson, 63, himself from his unknown captors.
“Please tell us your demands so we can work together to bring my father home safely,” says Levinson’s son David, seated beside his mother, Christine.
AP reported that the hostage video of Levinson, which the family received in November 2010, In the hostage video, which the family received in November 2010, Levinson pleaded with the U.S. government to meet the demands of the people holding him, whom he did not identify.
The 54-second hostage video of Levinson shows him looking haggard, AP reported. He has a history of diabetes and high blood pressure.
“I have been treated well,” Levinson says in the video. “But I need the help of the United States government to answer the requests of the group that has held me for three and a half years,” Levinson says. “And please help me get home.”
“I am not in very good health,” he says. “I am running very quickly out of diabetes medicine.”
Levinson, married and the father of seven, vanished in March 2007 after checking out of a hotel on Kish Island, a Persian Gulf resort off the southern coast of Iran.
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