eye-3-yellow-3d-2-new-logo philly_kyw_new philly_94wip_new 35h_cbssportsrad_philly philly_wpht_new
NOW LIVE: Eyewitness News: Watch Live Stream

Christina Regusters

Defendant Christina Regusters. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Trial Begins For Woman Accused Of Kidnapping, Abusing Young Girl In Upper Darby

Jury selection got underway Monday in the trial of a daycare worker charged with brutally, physically and sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl kidnapped from Bryant Elementary School in Upper Darby in January of 2013.

08/18/2014

(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

(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

(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

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 31,289 other followers