Girl allegedly abducted from North Lakes shopping centre and sexually assaulted  ABC News

A man has been charged over the alleged kidnapping and sexual assault of a seven-year-old girl, who was taken from a shopping centre north of Brisbane on ...


Bond revoked for man accused of kidnapping, murdering 13-year-old Hania Aguilar  WECT

LUMBERTON, NC (WMBF) – The man accused of kidnapping and murdering 13-year-old Hania Aguilar made his first court appearance in Lumberton Monday.


Parents prepare their kids on how to avoid a potential kidnapping  wpde.com

Many parents have been on edge since 13-year-old Hania Aguilar disappeared in Lumberton, NC. Experts say communication with your kids is critical when ...


Woman posed as CPS worker in kidnapping attempt  ABC Action News

Las Vegas police are investigating the attempted kidnapping of a 3-week-old baby by a woman who posed as a Child Protective Services worker.


AMBER ALERT ISSUED GASTONIA: Father accused of kidnapping Gastonia toddler faces judge | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

A man accused of abducting his 3-year-old daughter from a Gastonia home faced a judge Wednesday.


Father charged with kidnapping, child abuse and neglect in case of missing 3-year-old  News3LV

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on charges related to a 3-year-old who has been missing since August. Ricky Beasley faces charges of kidnapping and ...


Kidnapping Attempt Is Thwarted When Girl Asks For 'Code Word': Sheriff  HuffPost

Authorities say an 11-year-old girl's request for a “code word” from a would-be kidnapper thwarted her abduction from an Arizona park, offering a chilling lesson ...


Man accused of killing Hania Aguilar was on parole at time of her death  The Fayetteville Observer

LUMBERTON — The man accused of raping and killing Hania Aguilar has been in jail since he was arrested on unrelated charges a week after the girl ...


Child safety: How to research your daycare provider  The Salinas Californian

In the aftermath of child sexual abuse parents may wonder how to choose a daycare center or childcare provider that will keep their children safe.


Springfield man charged with child kidnapping on trial  Springfield News-Leader

Springfield man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old girl with autism faces jury. Girl testifies he tried to kiss her on the mouth.


Woman accused of posing as CPS worker to kidnap 3-week-old baby  KGUN

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - Las Vegas police are investigating the attempted kidnapping of a 3-week-old baby by a woman who posed as a Child Protective Services ...


Photos: Remembering Lyric and Elizabeth | Local News  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Evansdale cousins Lyric Cook-Morrissey, 10, and Elizabeth Collins, 8, disappeared on July 13, 2012 while riding their bicycles around Meyers Lake in ...


After a tragic abduction: The 3 things parents most want to know  WRAL.com

The horrifying kidnapping and murder of 13-year-old Hania Aguilar has struck terror into the hearts of countless parents. The fact that the person who did this has ...


Elizabeth Smart gives birth to third child, a baby girl  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Teenage kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart has given birth to her third child.


Kidnapped & held captive at 12: An escape story  KSHB

Rosalynn McGinnis was just 10 years old when the abuse began. Only two years later, she was kidnapped and held captive for nearly 20 years before good ...


Thanksgiving rampage: Drugged driver steals truck with teen inside, causes several crashes  Fox11online.com

OUTAGAMIE COUNTY (WLUK) -- A 32-year-old man is in custody after stealing at least two vehicles, one of which had a teen inside. FOX 11 talked to a mother ...


The Dangers of the Mall and How to Keep Your Kids Safe This Holiday Season  Inside Edition

Are your children really safe at the mall? Inside Edition found stories of a series of men who were busted for exposing themselves at shopping centers across the ...


Arizona girl’s use of ‘code word’ helps prevent potential kidnapping  Global News

WATCH ABOVE: An Arizona girl is safe after using a "code word" to thwart a man from allegedly kidnapping her, with police praising the girl's move.


Border patrol agent indicted for murder in deaths of four women  UPI News

A Texas grand jury indicted a Border Patrol agent who confessed to shooting and killing four women on a capital murder charge Wednesday.


A child rescued from a kidnapping, thanks to a trick amazing !  The Siver Times

A little girl had avoided the worst. Thanks to a tip developed with its parents, the child has escaped a kidnapping. Related Articles. Une enfant sauvée d'un ...


No charges filed against 10-year-old who lied about possible kidnapping in Moon Lake  ABC Action News

The Pasco County Sheriff's Office says a possible kidnapping reported by a 10-year-old girl in Moon Lake was false.


Alleged drugged driver steals truck with teen inside during wild crime spree  KTRK-TV

A man in Wisconsin has been arrested after authorities say he stole at least two vehicles, one with teenager still inside.


Would Teaching Your Child A "Code Word" Help Prevent Their Kidnapping?  10 daily

Child protection activists, psychologists and parents have differing opinions on the precautionary tactic.


The hot new A-list accessory? A FEMALE bodyguard  Daily Mail

Lucy Holden spoke to female bodyguards who are responsible for protecting the safety and reputation of the world's most high profile individuals including ...


Man arrested for attempted child abduction in Skokie  WLS-TV

Skokie Police arrested a man after he allegedly attempted to abduct a 13-year-old girl on Tuesday.


Michael Rafferty, Tori Stafford’s Killer, Being Held In Medium Security La Macaza Institution  HuffPost Canada

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale's office confirmed Monday that child killer Michael Rafferty is incarcerated in La Macaza Institution, a medium ...


Stranger danger in Norton Commons: Tips to keep your children safe  Courier Journal

Louisville police has received calls about attempted child abductions in Norton Commons. What else can parents do to protect their kids?


Tucson parents accused of kidnapping kids are facing child pornography charges  Arizona Daily Star

A Tucson couple accused of kidnapping their kids by using a stun gun on a child welfare worker are suspected of being involved with child pornography, and ...


A stranger with $100 bills: How an Iowa man tried to kidnap at least 19 kids across the state  Des Moines Register

In the span of five months, one man tried to entice at least 19 Iowa kids and sexually abused two of them, according to state investigators.


India WhatsApp 'child kidnap' rumours claim two more victims  BBC News

Indian police have arrested 16 people after two men became the latest victims of hysteria over WhatsApp rumours of child kidnappers. The men had stopped to ...


Elizabeth Smart says it’s ‘incomprehensible’ that one of her captors will go free years earlier than expected  The Washington Post

Wanda Barzee helped steal Smart from her bedroom in Salt Lake City in 2002, when she was just 14, and hold her captive for 9 months.


Polly Klaas' Petaluma kidnapping led to advocacy for children  Petaluma Argus Courier

On Oct. 1, 1993, Polly Klaas was having a slumber party with a few friends at her mother's house in a quiet west Petaluma neighborhood, when a stranger broke ...


Vallejo’s stranger abduction survivor Midsi Sanchez starts child safety foundation  East Bay Times

CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos on a mobile device. The future is assured for no one, but for a child who survives a harrowing ...


UPDATES: Tulsa Police Investigate Suspected Kidnapping | FOX23  KOKI FOX 23

TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts: The suspect Neaisha Hardy is in custody; An 11-year-old girl is safe Sunday night after police say Hardy kidnapped her from the ...


Duo Tries to Kidnap Child at Fort Worth Walmart: Police  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Fort Worth police are looking for a man and woman who tried to kidnap a young child from a Walmart store.


Child kidnap survivor Midsi Sanchez launches nonprofit bid  Vallejo Times Herald

Vallejo's resident hero Midsi Sanchez says she has a dual mission: to help prepare children to keep from getting abducted and to help families get through the ...


Ray Donovan Recap: Crooked Numbers  Vulture

Just as lady luck seems to finally be shining on Bunchy, the other Donovan men are the verge of imploding. A recap of Showtime's Ray Donovan, season six, ...


In Iowa, 48 juveniles have gone missing in July. Here's why that number may be misleading.  USA TODAY

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — As the search for a missing University of Iowa student continues, much has been made of a startling statistic on missing persons in that ...


Kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart shares story with women in Louisville  WLKY Louisville

Kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart was in Louisville this week to share her story. She's now a child safety advocate and spoke to a crowd of 700 at the Women ...


Girl, 12, found safe after possible abduction from Reagan National Airport  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A 12-year-old girl visiting from China who vanished in a possible abduction at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport has been found safe, according to ...


Skokie Girl Stops Kidnapping Suspect, Alerts Police With Safety App  CBS Chicago

A 13-year-old activated a personal safety app on from her cell phone, conveying to the operator she was being followed by a suspicious man.


2 children kidnapped in Morrisville carjacking found safe; suspect still at large  CBS17.com

The 3- and 4-year-old children were found safe, but the suspect is still at large.


'Sold by my brother': Mekong women pressed into marriage in China  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH (AFP) - Everyone did well from Nary's marriage to a Chinese man, except the young Cambodian bride herself, who returned home from the ...


Family keeping faith kidnapped children will be returned  Tucson News Now

Tucson police said Luis and Andrea Ramirez kidnapped their children, 5-year-old Luis Jr. and 6-month-old Kahmila, during a supervised visit with the Arizona ...


Baby returned safe after car theft, kidnapping  NBC Montana

A man is in custody and a baby is safe with his parents after a reported car theft and kidnapping Sunday morning in Hungry Horse. A couple said they were ...


Vigilant Couple Thwarts Possible Child Abduction in Vacaville  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

VACAVILLE – "Stranger danger." It's a warning we tell kids all the time. Three kids heeded that warning Friday evening in Vacaville in what investigators are ...


Abducted Midsi Sanchez raising money for child safety program  KTVU San Francisco

Almost two decades ago, Midsi Sanchez was 8 years old when she survived a harrowing ordeal when she was abducted by a stranger in Vallejo.


Amber Alert update: Man accused of kidnapping girlfriend's 3 kids held on 250K bond  WSBT-TV

STURGIS — Updates on the Amber Alert story from this week: Fernando Cruz is being held on a $250,000 bond. The judge says he knows of 2 previous cases ...


SA Kidnappings: How to keep your children safe  East Coast Radio

The recent kidnapping of Sydenham schoolboy Miguel Louw has left many parents in South Africa worrying about their children's safety. The 10-year-old went ...


5 Children Missing, Mom Charged with Kidnapping  KSTP

A region-wide search is underway for five children believed to have been taken against court order by their mother, Izetta Cooley. Cooley's children were ...


How to protect your child from kidnapping and what to do if they go missing  Springfield News-Leader

While the vast majority of missing child cases end with the child found safe, parents should take steps now to protect their child from kidnapping.


'Stranger Danger' Is Dead: How To Talk To Your Children About Kidnapping  Oxygen

Kidnapping is a rare occurence, but it still happens to families all over the country. Here's what you need to be teaching your children. Facebook Twitter Pinterest ...


Chicago man facing abduction charges after Skokie teen used app to alert authorities  Chicago Tribune

A Chicago man was charged with child abduction after a teenage girl used an app on her cell phone July 31, 2018 to report that his suspicious behavior, police ...


Authorities Investigating Report of Attempted Abduction of Child  NBC 29 News

Lake Monticello police and Fluvanna County sheriff's deputies are investigating a reported attempted abduction Friday morning.


Parents fear for their children's safety at the Dixon county fair  KCAU 9

The message from the Dixon County Sheriff is "be aware."


Woman Charged After Making False Attempted Kidnapping Claim at Kentucky Walmart  WFMYNews2.com

UPDATE: The woman who took to social media and claimed her someone tried to snatch her baby is now being charged with filing a false police report.


LMPD: Woman who claimed attempted abduction at Walmart charged with 'filing false report'  WHAS11.com

UPDATE: The woman who took to social media and claimed her someone tried to snatch her baby is now being charged with filing a false police report.


Modesto Boy Found Safe after AMBER Alert Issued, Father in Custody  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

MODESTO -- A Modesto boy has been found safe after AMBER Alert was issued on Monday. Jayce Cosso, left, was abducted Monday morning by his father, ...


Abducted kids in Amber Alert still missing; car found near Mexico border  AZCentral

Tucson police said the car used in a kidnapping of two children by their biological parents has been found near the Mexico border.


New Mexico Police Rescue 11 Children Living in Filthy Conditions in Remote Compound  TIME

During a search for a missing boy, New Mexico police found 11 other children on a compound living in filthy conditions with minimal food.


Mexico has a kidnapping problem. And it’s getting worse.  Vox.com

It's part of a trend experts call the "democratization" of kidnapping.


SELF-DEFENSE: Experts offer safety tips after 13-year-old says he was abducted after getting off bus  KTRK-TV

A 13-year-old boy says he was kidnapped from a bus stop Monday afternoon, then robbed and assaulted because of his race.


Black parents charge Minnesota child protective services with ‘kidnapping’  Rolling Out

On Tuesday, April 24, Minnesota parents brought a civil rights lawsuit against state and Dakota county agencies enforcing Minnesota's child protection laws.


San Jose mom in Amber Alert arrested in Colorado; children safe  East Bay Times

A San Jose woman who triggered an Amber Alert after taking off with her kids during a supervised visit was arrested Monday in Colorado Springs, and her ...


UPDATE: Columbus police confirm no abduction attempt at Britt David Park after little league sends warning  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A little league in Columbus shared a warning after a reported incident. The Pioneer Little League says they received reports that a ...


Pasco man taken down by K9 after attempting to kidnap infant girl, putting schools on lockdown  Tampa Bay Times

NEW PORT RICHEY — A few hours before he was lying on his back in the woods, shirtless with a dog's jaws clamped around his arm, Kevin Wilson climbed into ...


Arizona DCS contractor Tased, bound; search is on for abducted children  AZCentral

A 6-month-old girl and a 5-year-old boy were taken from a supervised visit with the Department of Child Safety in Tucson, according to officials.


Police: Social media post on child kidnappings not true  KEZI TV

Even though these reports were unfounded, McKee is asking everyone to report any suspicious activity and remain vigilant.


Elizabeth Smart fears for her safety if her kidnapper is released  CNN

Elizabeth Smart knows it's a long shot, but she hopes officials will reconsider the decision to let one of her kidnappers out of prison.


AMBER ALERT | Child abducted by fugitive father in Lorain; authorities searching Mansfield area  WKYC.com

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Ohio - Richland County law enforcement officers are searching for an AMBER Alert suspect who remains at large Wednesday ...


Man on parole for kidnapping, rape arrested after victim escapes to safety  WBTV

The bus driver told officers the victim was screaming "he's trying to kill me,” as she ran to him.


The Trump administration kidnapped children. Someone should go to jail.  The Washington Post

The Trump administration's kidnapping — that's the proper word — of the children of would-be migrants should be seen as an ongoing criminal conspiracy.


Attempted kidnapping reported in Newbury Park  Thousand Oaks Acorn

Authorities are looking for a man who they say tried to kidnap a 9-year-old girl near Newbury Park High School this morning. Around 8:15 a.m., the girl was.


CHARLOTTE KIDNAPPING:'I'm worried about my son's safety': Woman says son was kidnapped, tortured for 3 days | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

A woman told Channel 9 her son was kidnapped and assaulted for three days by four people who believed he had stolen from them.


Police warning parents after 2 attempted kidnappings in Louisville  WHAS11.com

LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- Police are warning parents after two attempted kidnappings within Metro Louisville. Both incidents happened in the Norton Commons ...


Found safe: Fayetteville police locate abducted mother and infant  WRAL.com

Police in Fayetteville say a mother and her infant daughter were found safe Sunday morning after the pair was abducted from a home overnight.


Polly Klaas legacy: Child protection  Sonoma Index-Tribune

On Oct. 1, 1993, Polly Klaas was having a slumber party with a few friends at her mother's house in a quiet west Petaluma neighborhood, when a stranger broke ...


Child-safety workers cope with stress by sharing with peers in new program  Arizona Daily Star

New Department of Child Safety program offers confidential support for caseworkers.


‘We were kidnapped in Mexico’—couple tells of an engagement trip gone horribly wrong  MarketWatch

When Jennifer and Frank Massabki traveled to Mexico in May 2017, they had recently gotten engaged and were looking for potential locations to host their ...


'Digital kidnapping' alert: How to protect your family from online predators  Today.com

Posting photos of your kids online is a great way to keep friends and family in the loop, but also has its dangers. Here's how to avoid "digital kidnappers."


City and Colour surprises downtown school with special performance - 680 NEWS  680 News

A group of students at Church Street Public School were treated to a surprise performance from City and Colour. CITYNEWS/Lindsay Dunn. Forget about ...


Abducted Texas child found safe in Alpharetta, police say  Atlanta Journal Constitution

An abducted 4-year-old child from Texas was found safe by police in Alpharetta on Thursday and then reunited with her mother on Friday. Around 5 p.m. on ...


Young boys found safe after being abducted from Child Protection Department office by parents  The Advertiser

TWO young boys, including a foster brother of AFL star Chad Wingard, have been found safe after they were taken by their birth parents from a supervised visit ...


Car in Tucson abduction case found near border; couple and kids still missing  Arizona Daily Star

The car a Tucson couple is accused of taking during the abduction of their two children during a supervised visit at a Tucson park has been found in Nogales, ...


'This is my girl:' Man tries to kidnap child from Orlando airport, police say  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

A man who tried to kidnap a child at Orlando International Airport was pinned to the ground by travelers who saw him snatch the girl, according to the Orlando ...


Man hits, almost kidnaps 5-year-old on NW Side  WLS-TV

A man hit and almost kidnapped a 5-year-old girl on Chicago's Northwest Side.


Police: Baby found safe with father after kidnapping  WRAL.com

Burlington police canceled an Amber Alert early Tuesday for a missing infant after she was found with her father in Gibsonville, North Carolina.


UPDATE: Vehicle connected to AMBER Alert located in Nogales, kids still missing  Tucson News Now

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Arizona Department of Public Safety said the vehicle involved in the AMBER Alert sent out Friday has been located in ...


‘Child Ki‌dna‌pp‌ing’ Social Experiment Sparks D‌eadly Ri‌o‌t‌s in India  NextShark

A child safety video depicting a fake c‌hild kidn‌a‌ppi‌ng has sparked incidents of viol‌enc‌e and h yst‌eri‌a in India after it was mistaken for an actual footage of a ...


Storm in China over child abduction bid  South China Morning Post

Police criticised for their handling of an attempted kidnapping of an 11-month-old boy in a Beijing shopping centre in broad daylight.


Mayo disputes CNN story on 'medical kidnapping,' calling it inaccurate and irresponsible  MPR News

Mayo Clinic said a CNN story accusing the medical behemoth of "medical kidnapping" in a case of a patient contained "egregious errors."


'Thriller?' Video shows teens being 'kidnapped' in Woodbridge  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

The video is meant to evoke Michael Jackson's 'Thriller.'


More details on Tucson mom accused of kidnapping daughter  Tucson News Now

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A Tucson woman allegedly kidnapped her child during a supervised visit with the Arizona Department of Child Safety in ...


When WhatsApp messages go viral: Kidnapping voice note fuels panic  East Coast Radio

When you receive a 'viral' WhatsApp message telling you that there is a strike or expected chaos on the roads, do you stop to ask yourself if this is true or do you ...


FACT CHECK: Has Iowa Seen an Alarming Increase in “Vanishing Children” This Summer?  Snopes.com

Statistics sound much scarier when presented without any context whatsoever.


Here's what's really happening with the 1,500 'missing' immigrant children  CNN

Recent reports claim the US government lost track of nearly 1500 immigrant children amid confusion about whether they were separated from their families at ...


Missing 16-year-old girl found safe, man suspected of kidnapping her arrested by Pittsburg police  San Francisco Chronicle

The missing 16-year-old girl and the man suspected of kidnapping her in Hayward have both been found hours after officials announced a statewide Amber ...


Santa Clara warns residents about kidnapping scam  East Bay Times

Scammers pretend to have taken a child and demand ransom money for their return.


Teen girl found safe after Newnan kidnapping, stabbing; man in custody, GBI says  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A 15-year-old teenage girl has been found and is safe after being abducted by a man who also stabbed four of her family members in Newnan, the GBI said.


California man charged in kidnapping/missing person case  Willcox Range News

A California couple, Herman Machado and Sabrina Robles, were taken into custody Saturday by Arizona Department of Public Safety in connection with a ...