VIDEO: Hillsborough kidnapping cold case suspect arrives at SFO

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ABC7 News cameras were rolling when a handcuffed suspect in a 22-year-old North Bay cold case walked out of SFO. (KGO-TV )

ABC7 News cameras were rolling when a handcuffed suspect in a 22-year-old North Bay cold case walked out of SFO.

Kevin Linn,68, was arrested on Friday in Southern California on charges related to a kidnapping in Hillsborough in 1995.

9-year-old Kristine Chiu was eventually released unharmed after nine hours of captivity.

The State Department was able to match Lin's photo to a wanted picture issued by Hillsborough police back in 1995 when he applied for a passport under his real name.

They then notified authorities in the Bay Area and asked if they were still looking for him.

Officials confirmed they were, and the Feds placed a hold on him. He is being held on $5 million bail.

The kidnappers gave up on their plan after learning the girl's wealthy parents were in Taiwan. She was found unharmed inside a hotel at San Francisco International Airport.

One other suspect was caught and found guilty back in 1997.

MORE: Suspect in Hillsborough kidnapping cold case captured

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Hillsborough police believe they've captured a kidnapping suspect who's been wanted for more than 20 years.

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