Child Abduction

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Hundreds Of Thousands Of Children Abducted By Non-Custodial Parent

Kids often hear about “stranger danger” but statistics show that strangers are NOT the most frequent abductors. This is what you need to know.



UPDATE: Amber Alert Cancelled, Child Found Safe

Around 11pm Saturday night, Palmerton Police reported that Timothy Simcsuk had been placed into custody near Quakertown. Police say Kyleigh Simcsuk is fine.


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Amber Alert Remains In Effect Despite No Children Reported Missing

New Castle County Detective continue to investigate a possible child abduction that was reported in the community of Whispering Pines.


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Police: Philly Boy Escapes Trunk After Abduction

Philadelphia police say a 9-year-old boy was abducted while playing at a city recreation center, but later escaped from a car trunk.


(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.


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

After Child Abduction, ‘Serious’ Breaches Of School Security Come To Light

Chief Inspector Cynthia Dorsey, in her written testimony, said the investigation by the Office of School Safety reveals “serious security breaches at the (girl’s) school.”


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Police Locate 1-Year-Old Girl Abducted From South Jersey Daycare

Police in Gloucester Township, New Jersey say they have located a 1-year-old girl who was abducted from a daycare Wednesday evening.


(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.


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Philadelphia School District Probing How Kindergarten Girl Was Given to Unknown Woman

District policy calls for anyone signing out a student to go to the main office, with identification, where their name should be matched with a list of approved individuals.


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Girl Says Former Philadelphia Police Inspector Leo Haley Tried To Abduct Her

The 8-year-old girl has testified she was playing in her front yard at about 1:00 in the afternoon when Leo Haley pulled up in a black car, approached her and grabbed her.


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Amber Alert Canceled, Missing Delaware Mother & Child Found

Delaware State Police have canceled an Amber Alert for a missing mother, 19-year-old Lizzet Vasquez, and her 4-year-old son, Andy Lee Martinez.


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9-Month-Old Found Safely Following Amber Alert In Hunterdon County

A 9-month-old who was abducted by her father Friday evening has been located by New Jersey State Police and returned safely to her home.