A Phoenix man was arrested after he reportedly kidnapped a 4-year-old girl from her bedroom in the middle of the night this past weekend. The craziest part? After authorities caught him, he insisted he did it by accident.
Seriously?! Lots of things happen by accident--people trip, call someone the wrong name, spill something, etc. But I've never heard of anyone "accidentally" kidnapping a child!Continue Reading >
A Seattle mom recently experienced every parent's worst nightmare firsthand when a crazed woman stole her car and drove off with her two young children, right in front of her eyes. The entire scary ordeal was caught on a nearby store camera and the footage is so chilling, it'll make any parent want to grab their kids and never let them out of their sight.
The kidnapping took place late last month, just after 5 p.m. when the young mom pulled into a store parking lot. As can be seen in the video, a disheveled woman approaches the truck and mumbles something about needing a ride, before walking away. The mother gets out of the car behind her and that's when things took a terrifying turn.Continue Reading >
An Amber Alert has been issued for an 11-year-old Maryland girl who authorities believe may have been abducted by her father.
Caitlyn Marie Virts was last seen at around 7 a.m. at her family's house. Local police issued the alert at around 10: 45 a.m. after finding Virts' mother, 38-year-old Bobbie Jo Cortez, dead in the home. Officers believe Virts could be in danger and are now turning to the public for help finding the young girl.Continue Reading >
You would think two little boys walking down the street in Westchester, Los Angeles with their nanny in broad daylight would be relatively safe, but unfortunately that is not true. On February 26, 4-year-old Grady O'Brien was walking with his nanny and his 6-year-old brother, Brendan O'Brien, when out of nowhere a man came up, punched the nanny in the face, grabbed Grady and ran off with him. The nanny started screaming and Jesus Delgado, a cook on duty at a nearby T2 Tacos, came to the rescue.Continue Reading >
A South Carolina man was arrested Tuesday evening after allegedly kidnapping a woman and locking her inside the trunk of his car. The kicker? The victim was his own mother!
Huh? What on Earth could've possessed him to do that?
Authorities say 20-year-old Regelio Lopez kidnapped the woman in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and was inside his vehicle at a rest stop along I-95 in South Carolina when he was caught. Now, police are trying to figure out what motivated the bizarre crime.Continue Reading >
A 14-year-old teen runaway has just been rescued after being held captive in a Queens home, where her kidnappers reportedly beat her and raped her repeatedly.
According to authorities, the unidentified Bronx girl was reported missing in September by her grandmother. Cops say her friend then introduced the teen to three ex-cons, who subsequently forced her to sell her body to multiple men. Thankfully, her horrifying three month ordeal is now finally over.Continue Reading >
Last week we told you about 18-year-old Brianna Marshall who reported her infant son missing in Wisconsin. We were shocked to learn that her stepsister, Kristen Smith, kidnapped the tiny baby. Marshall told police her week-old baby Kayden Powell went missing early Thursday morning as she and her boyfriend Bruce Powell while staying at her great-uncle's home. Smith is said to have stolen the baby from the bassinet as his parents slept.
She sent police on a wild chase through Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin after she left Bennett's place to return to her Colorado home.Continue Reading >
A 26-year-old woman was recently rescued from a home in the Dominican Republic after being held captive there for over a decade.
Maribel Lopez Liriano was kidnapped by 53-year-old Jose Altagracia Lantigua when she was only 14 years old. According to Spanish-language paper El Caribe, she spent the next 12 years under her captor's abusive hands, giving birth to SEVEN of his children after he repeatedly raped her. It wasn't until recently that she finally got the chance to escape from his torment.
You'll never believe how she managed to save both herself and her kids!Continue Reading >
A 23-year-old man who was abducted by his mother as a child returned to his Indianapolis home last week, almost two decades after he first went missing.
Nathan Slinkard was only 5 years old when his mom failed to obey a court order and return him to his father, who had just filed for full custody. Now, 18 years later, authorities from the local sheriff's department and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children confirm that he has reappeared and is back home in the States with his dad. But the question remains, where exactly has he been all these years?Continue Reading >
A 15-year-old Washington girl was recently abducted by three teenage boys, including her ex-boyfriend, and forced inside the truck of a stolen car. But in what can only described as a stroke of pure luck, she was able to save herself from the harrowing ordeal after her kidnappers overlooked one very important, life-saving detail.
So how did she manage to escape?!Continue Reading >