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Bryant Elementary School

(An official points to surveillance photo of a woman dressed in a burka picking up a kindergarten student who was sexually assaulted a short time later.)

Federal Civil Lawsuit Filed By Family of Phila. Kindergartener Abducted in 2013

“The school district, in an affirmative and reckless way, allowed a little girl to be taken from the cocoon of a kindergarten class into a den of horror,” says attorney Tom Kline, who now represents the girl and her family.

03/26/2014

(Christina Regusters is charged with kidnap and rape in the case.  Phila. PD photo)

Family Adding Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit in Abduction-Rape of Phila. Kindergartener

“There was a failure to train the substitute teacher who allowed this young, innocent child to be taken from the school,” the family’s attorney says.

02/24/2014

(Christina Regusters is charged with kidnap and rape in the case.  Phila. PD photo)

Authorities No Longer Suspect Conspiracy In Abduction Of Girl From Philadelphia School

Despite strong early suspicion others were involved, a Philadelphia prosecutor now says there is no evidence of conspiracy in the case of a 5-year-old girl who was abducted from Bryant Elementary School in January.

06/08/2013

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

School Bus Attendant And Hall Monitor Arrested For Alleged Indecent Assault Of 14-Year-Old Girl

A 22-year-old school bus attendant and hall monitor has been arrested for the alleged indecent assault of a 14-year-old girl and using foul language with three other students, according to police.

06/04/2013

(Christina Regusters is charged with kidnap and rape in the case.  Phila. PD photo)

Family of Young Kidnap Victim Plans to Sue Phila. School District

Twenty-year-old Christina Regusters is the only person charged with the kidnapping, but an attorney is convinced that others were involved.

05/20/2013

(Christina Regusters is charged with kidnap and rape in the case.  Phila. PD photo)

Grand Jury Indicts Teen in West Philadelphia Kidnap-Rape of Five Year Old

The case caused repercussions at Bryant Elementary School and across the Philadelphia school district after the girl was permitted to leave the school with a woman in a hijab posing as her mother.

04/29/2013

Nelson Mandela Myers, who found a missing girl in Upper Darby. (Credit: CBS3)

Mayor Nutter Apologizes For Delay In Rewarding Man Who Found Kidnapped Girl

Mayor Nutter says the check for Nelson Mandela Myers will be in the mail very soon.

04/05/2013

(Christina Regusters is charged with kidnap and rape in the case.  Phila. PD photo)

Bail Denied For Woman Charged In Kidnap-Rape of Phila. Kindergartner

Defense attorney W. Fred Harrison Jr. had argued that defendant Christina Regusters has no previous criminal record, has denied the allegations in this case, and has ties to the community.

03/06/2013

(Christina Regusters is charged with kidnap and rape in the case.  Phila. PD photo)

Philadelphia DA Says Public’s Help Still Needed In Child Abduction Case

By John McDevitt PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The investigation continues into the abduction and brutal assault of a 5-year-old West Philadelphia girl last month. With one woman in custody, police continue to search for other suspects. […]

02/23/2013

(Christina Regusters is charged with kidnap and rape in the case.  Phila. PD photo)

Others Still Being Sought in West Philadelphia Schoolgirl’s Abduction

Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams says what happended to the girl is horrific and Christina Regusters (photo) did not act alone.

02/15/2013

(An official points to surveillance photo of a woman dressed in a burka picking up a kindergarten student who was sexually assaulted a short time later.)

4 Questioned In Abduction Of Girl From Philadelphia School

Philadelphia police say they brought in four people who were questioned in connection with the abduction of a young girl from her school last month.

02/14/2013

School Kidnapping

Investigators Raid Cobbs Creek Home In Connection To Elementary School Abduction Case

A Special Victims Unit task force acted on a search warrant early Friday in West Philadelphia as they advanced their hunt for suspects in a recent child abduction.

02/08/2013

(An official points to surveillance photo of a woman dressed in a burka picking up a kindergarten student who was sexually assaulted a short time later.)

New Surveillance Video Of Woman Who Kidnapped 5-Year-Old Released

Philadelphia police have released a new piece of video showing the alleged kidnapper of a 5-year-old girl from a West Philadelphia elementary school.

01/29/2013

Young girl abducted from Philadelphia school on January 14th, 2012.

Philadelphia Police Searching For Male, Female In Kidnapping Case

Philadelphia police are now looking for a man as well as a woman in Monday’s mysterious abduction of a five-year old girl from her school.

01/16/2013

Nelson Mandela Myers, who found a missing girl in Upper Darby. (Credit: CBS3)

Good Samaritan Who Found Missing Philadelphia Girl To Be Rewarded $10K

Police say the Good Samaritan, identified as 27-year-old sanitation worker Nelson Mandela Myers, was walking to work around 4:30 a.m. found the girl under the bleachers of an athletic field.

01/15/2013

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