POSTS WITH TAG: kidnapping

Dad who accidentally left toddler in hot car may have done it on purpose

After Georgia dad Justin Ross Harris reportedly accidently left his son in a hot car for hours last week and was subsequently charged with murder, the public rushed to his defense, calling the incident a terrible accident and even starting petitions to demand that the charges be dropped. But now, thanks to new details emerging in the case, police are calling Harris' entire story into question and suggesting the unthinkable: that he may have left the baby in the hot car on purpose.

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Boy fakes kidnapping & you'll never believe why


You are not going to believe the story this kid came up with in an effort to get out of going to the dentist. The boy in question is 12 years old and from France. On May 21, local police spotted the boy hiding as they patrolled the Alpine village St. Gervais. When questioned, the boy told police that he had been kidnapped from the nearby town of Bagnols. He had a whole elaborate story, the only thing is that it was all a big fat lie.

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Kidnapped newborn snatched from hospital saved thanks to Facebook!

A baby girl abducted from the maternity ward just hours after she was born has been saved, thanks to a little help from Facebook.

Police in Canada issued an Amber Alert on Monday after a woman allegedly wearing scrubs and posing as a nurse snatched the baby from a hospital in Quebec, claiming she needed to weigh the infant. Authorities included a photo of the suspect and a description of her car in the alert, which was posted on social media by a local news site. That move ended up saving the baby's life, as a Facebook user spotted the alert and recognized the kidnapper.    

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California woman held captive by mom's Latino ex for 10 years

A 25-year-old California woman allegedly suffered years of torment and rape at the hands of her mother's ex, who she says kidnapped her and held her captive for 10 years.

The woman, who is refusing to be identified, was only 15 years old when she was reportedly taken back in August 2004. Her attacker, 41-year-old Isidro Garcia, was apparently living with the woman's mother when he drugged the then-teenager and abducted her. Now, the woman is speaking out about her horrific ordeal, which she describes as a "nightmare."

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Little boy escapes from kidnapper in most unlikely way EVER

People really do underestimate how smart some kids are. This one 9-year-old managed to get a kidnapper to let him go by doing something most of us would never even think to do. Apparently this kid loves to sing and he sang this man's ear off until he couldn't take it anymore. Wait until you find out what kind of music he was singing. It was genius!

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Kidnapper taunted parents "Come get me!" when he stole their disabled daughter


Elizabeth Rex of Magnolia, Texas went missing on Monday. She's 14-years-old, but because she has Down syndrome and autism, she has the maturity level of about a 5 or 6-year-old. Elizabeth disappeared on Monday when she went out to check the mail. On Tuesday, an Amber Alert was issued for her after Patrick Rex and Jennifer Black found a phone number in their missing daughter's room.

When they called the number Elizabeth answered the phone, but the phone was snatched from her by the man who allegedly abducted the girl,  51 year old Randy Johnson. Johnson got on the phone and said, "You'll never see Lizzy again. I've got her and where we are going you can't get across the checkpoint because you don't have an ID. Come get me."

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Man kidnaps 4-year-old & his surprising excuse will leave you speechless

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!   

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WATCH heart-stopping moment crazed stranger kidnaps 2 children

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.

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Amber Alert: Caitlyn Virts vanishes after her mom is killed

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.

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Taco stand cook chases down kidnapper to save little boy


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.

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