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Kidnapping

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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

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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

Egg Harbor Man Accused Of Impersonating Police Officer, Kidnapping And Sexually Assaulting 8 Women

Hiten Patel, 34, of Ridge Avenue, was arrested on August 2, 2012 by Atlantic City police after he posed as a police officer, ordered a 21-year-old woman into his van and then sexually assaulted her.

05/01/2013

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Police: 11-Year-Old Breaks Away From Potential Kidnapper In Ocean County

Beachwood Police have released a sketch of a man they say tried to kidnap an 11-year-old in Ocean County.

03/22/2013

(Raghunandan Yandamuri.  Photo from Upper Merion PD)

King Of Prussia Man Pleads Not Guilty To Kidnap, Murder

One by one, prosecutors read the charges against Raghu Yandamuri during his formal arraignment. And one by one, his attorney answered, “Not guilty.”

03/15/2013

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Central Pa. College Campus Put On Lockdown After Reported Abduction

A college campus was put on lockdown after a student was reportedly abducted from a classroom.

02/13/2013

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

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Police In Montgomery County Searching For Suspects Who Kidnapped Man, Then Robbed Jewelry Store

The incident happened on Jan. 31 around 8:30 a.m. in East Norriton Township.

02/01/2013

(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

School Kidnapping

Police Searching For Teenage ‘Person Of Interest’ In Abduction Of Kindergartner From Philly School

Police now say they are looking for another “person of interest” in the abduction of a five-year-old girl from at Bryant Elementary School.

01/28/2013

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Reward Upped To $30K For Info Leading To Arrest Of Abductors Of 5-Year-Old

The mayor of Philadelphia has announced a $30,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the abductors of a 5-year-old girl.

01/24/2013

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