AUDIO: Amanda Berry's 911 Call, Cleveland PD Response

3:45 PM, May 9, 2013   |    comments
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CLEVELAND (WKYC-TV) - Audio from the police radio traffic sheds more light onto how officers dealt with the frantic calls for help from Amanda Berry.

Amanda first called 911 Monday evening at 5:51pm. She told the 911 dispatcher that she had been kidnapped.

When officers arrived they quickly realized what they were dealing with.

"This might be for real" said one officer. Within minutes officers found Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight.

Listen to the police radio:

Thursday morning, a judge set bond at $8 million for Ariel Castro during his initial court appearance this morning. That's $2 million for each charge against him.

Our sister station in Cleveland, WKYC, has extensive and continuing coverage for this developing story.

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