abduction

West Norriton Police Department
Molly Daly
July 25, 2019 - 7:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — West Norriton police are asking for the public's help identifying two women they say abducted and robbed an elderly woman earlier this month. It happened around 1 p.m. on July 11 at the Marshall's on Trooper Road in West Norriton Township, when two women approached...
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A 24-year-old woman fends off a man who tried to abduct her on 13th Street in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Police Department
Paul Kurtz
July 09, 2019 - 12:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are asking for the public's help in finding two men who attacked women around the same time in the same Center City neighborhood early Sunday morning. "The similarities are close in distance, close in time. I mean, it's almost simultaneous," said Special...
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Curtis Jenkins III
Camden County Police Department
Tim Jimenez
July 03, 2019 - 6:59 am
Read the latest on this story: " Police seek person of interest in kidnap, murder of Camden Council president grandson " UPDATED: 3:33 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Camden man, the grandson of the City’s Council president, was found dead overnight. Curtis Jenkins III was first reported...
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St. Charles County Prosecutor Tim Lohmar
Cristina M. Fletes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP
June 05, 2019 - 9:51 pm
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — A convicted pedophile who ran an international child pornography ring has been charged with the 1993 abduction, rape and killing of a 9-year-old Missouri girl, after previously undetected DNA found on her clothing implicated him in the crime, authorities announced Wednesday...
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Kim Endicott and her tour guide, both were kidnapped and have since been released
Wild Frontiers via CNN
April 08, 2019 - 5:44 pm
By Susannah Cullinane, CNN (CNN) - - It was Kimberly Sue Endicott's dream to go on an excursion to see gorillas in their natural habitat. That dream looked more like a nightmare last week when the California woman and her tour guide were kidnapped in a Ugandan national park, taken by gunmen who...
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Courtesy of Philadelphia Police Department
Dan Wing
March 22, 2019 - 12:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are asking for the public's help after they say two men impersonated officers, then kidnapped a woman before dropping her off at a police station. It began with a man and woman were sitting in their car on Bustleton Avenue, in the Oxford Circle...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2018, file photo, Michael Scott Moore, author of "The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast," poses for a portrait at Los Angeles Public Library in Los Angeles.
Chris Pizzello/AP Photo, File
February 21, 2019 - 6:49 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A U.S. citizen has been charged with kidnapping and other counts for his alleged role in the abduction of a freelance journalist who was held hostage in Somalia for nearly three years, according to federal charging documents unsealed Thursday in New York. According to a criminal...
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Abduction Suspects
Philadelphia Police Department
Kim Glovas
September 28, 2018 - 4:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Police believe human remains found in Maryland might be those of a man who was abducted in North Philadelphia in June. Now, authorities are asking for the public's help in finding his kidnappers. The FBI-Philadelphia Police Violent Crimes Task Force says remains...
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Dreamstime
Tim Jimenez
August 12, 2018 - 11:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are searching for a pair of gunmen who abducted a woman in a Walmart parking lot Saturday night. Near the Walmart on the 9700 block of Roosevelt Boulevard, investigators say a woman was forced into her car at gunpoint just before 5 p.m. Saturday by...
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Generic Police Light
Mike Dougherty
August 07, 2018 - 4:15 pm
WEST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A baby that was abducted Tuesday afternoon has been found and taken to the hospital for evaluation. But police are asking for help tracking down the suspect. Around 2:45 p.m., police said a mother parked illegally outside a tattoo shop at 63rd and Market streets...
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