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 >
Imagine waking up one day and finding out you're not who you think you are. Your real name is completely different than the one you have right now, as is your real birthplace and even your real father. Sounds like a movie, right? But it's not. It's what happened to Savanna Todd, a 20-year-old woman who has been living in Australia under the name Samantha Geldenhuys and recently found out her mom kidnapped her from her father's home in South Carolina when she was just 10 months old.
Todd is breaking her silence for the first time and what she has to say about her mother and what she did is pretty surprising.Continue Reading >
An Endangered Person Advisory has been issued for a 4-year-old girl in Missouri who was kidnapped from her home by her suicidal mother. The child, Cassandra Robertson is said to be in grave danger and is currently recovering from an eye infection that requires medical attention. Her mother, 39-year-old Nikie Robertson, is the suspect in the kidnapping which happened on Monday, but it is unclear where they may be now.
Keep reading to find out how you can help this helpless little girl!Continue Reading >