Police say a 12-year-old girl who reported a male tried to abduct outside her school Thursday has recanted her story.
Law enforcement officials now tell CBS 3 Eyewitness News they’ve received more than a dozen reported cases of child luring and predatory behavior.
Authorities say the alleged incident occurred Monday afternoon in the area of Belmont Avenue and Wilson Street.
Police are searching for several suspects who they say robbed and attempted to abduct a 46-year-old man in Philadelphia.
Authorities say the incident happened at 10:30 p.m. Thursday in the unit lock of Tanner Street.
A 7th grader at Ridley Park Middle School says a man driving a white van snatched her off the street while she was walking to school alone.
Around 6:00 p.m. the young girl was walking out of Dudley Grange Park near the intersection of 32nd Street and Rosedale Avenue when a man got out of a parked vehicle and starting talking to her. The man then allegedly grabbed her by the arm.
Philadelphia police are investigating the attempted abduction of a teenage girl by a man wearing a mask.
A suspect is in police custody in connection with two attempted abductions outside the same North Philadelphia school.
On Monday, Bethune Elementary School sent out this letter to parents about an incident that took place that took place that morning.
Philadelphia Police have charged a suspect in the attempted abduction of a nine-year-old girl in Hunting Park Thursday night.
Neighbors sprang into action, chasing down the suspect, holding him until police arrived.
It happened Jan. 21 at 9:30 a.m. at the Zoujati Salon in the unit block of N. 6th Street in Camden.
A 22-year-old female allegedly took a black Cadillac Escalade with a 10-month-old infant and a 14-year-old female inside the vehicle.
Police say the incident occurred as the girl was walking alone near the Pennwood Crossing Mobile Home Park on Bristol Pike about 4:30pm last Wednesday afternoon.