Bryant Elementary School
“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.
“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.
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.
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.
Twenty-year-old Christina Regusters is the only person charged with the kidnapping, but an attorney is convinced that others were involved.
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.
Mayor Nutter says the check for Nelson Mandela Myers will be in the mail very soon.
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.
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. […]
Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams says what happended to the girl is horrific and Christina Regusters (photo) did not act alone.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.