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Kidnapping

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South Phila. Kidnapper, Undone By Video and Defiant Victim, is Sentenced

Carlos Figueroa-Fagot was sentenced to 17-34 years in prison for a 2011 attack in South Philadelphia on a ten-year-old girl and her toddler brother. The children fought back as he tried to grab the girl.

04/04/2014

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Del. Man Arrested After Frightening Incident At Massage Parlor

A Laurel man was arrested after he allegedly attempted to solicit sex from a masseuse then assaulted her and another employee.

03/21/2014

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NY Woman Pleads Guilty To Pa. Kidnapping

A New York woman who escaped police custody at a Pennsylvania hospital while pregnant has pleaded guilty to kidnapping a woman and her infant at knifepoint last year.

03/20/2014

(credit: Barbara Hogue, Executive Director, Historic Germantown)

New Exhibit In Germantown Tells Story Of Nation’s First Kidnapping For Ransom

The Germantown Historic Society opened a new exhibit this weekend titled, “Kidnapped: Lost and Found.” It tells the story of the abduction of a 4-year-old boy from his front yard in Germantown, 140 years ago.

03/01/2014

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Penn State Police Add Night Patrols After Kidnapping Claim

Penn State police say they’re adding uniformed officers to patrol the campus at night after a female student reported she was forced into a car before two men tried to sexually assault her.

01/30/2014

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Bail Revoked For Pa. Man Accused Of Kidnapping Girl

A 70-year-old central Pennsylvania man charged with kidnapping a 9-year-old girl from her home last year has been arrested again for stalking the child.

01/17/2014

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Police In Delaware Cancel Amber Alert But Continue To Investigate

The alert was issued on Wednesday night after a witness in the area of Albion Drive and Elliot Street in the Whispering Pines community reported a possible child abduction.

09/26/2013

(credit: Pennsylvania State Police)

FBI Takes Over Investigation Into Abduction Of Pa. Girl

The FBI is taking over an investigation into the abduction of a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl by a man claiming to be her father.

08/16/2013

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Police Fear Baby Kidnapped From Upper Darby Home May Be Dead

A York, Pa., man faces charges after a seven-month-old baby disappeared in Upper Darby.

08/07/2013

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Police: Woman Escaped After Being Held Hostage, Beaten And Raped For Weeks

A man kidnapped a woman and held her captive inside a rooming house for three weeks, beating and sexually assaulting her until she escaped and made her way to a hospital, police said Friday.

06/28/2013

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Trenton Man Sentenced In Ex-girlfriend’s Alleged Abduction

A man accused of abducting his 15-year-old former girlfriend off a Trenton street and holding her captive for four days while he beat and sexually assaulted her has pleaded guilty to threatening the teen.

06/19/2013

(credit: Camden County Prosecutor's Office)

Child Abduction Hoax Serves As Reminder

The majority of missing kids are not taken by strangers but by relatives or people they or their family knows so teach your children to beware.

06/07/2013

NJ Mom Wants To Withdraw Guilty Plea In Kidnapping, Starving Of 8-Year-Old Daughter

A New Jersey mom who admitted tying up, beating and starving her eight-year-old daughter is now seeking to withdraw her guilty plea to first-degree kidnapping.

05/25/2013

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Police Searching For 2 Suspects After Woman Calls 911 From Trunk Of Car

Lancaster police say the 33-year-old woman called 911 around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday and said she had been abducted in the city of Lancaster.

05/21/2013

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Camden County Fugitive Arrested In Florida

New Jersey officials said Torres broke into a home in February and fatally shot 27-year-old Stephon Cusion.

05/13/2013

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