Tuesday, August 4, 2020

RCMP rescues girl held in captivity in a secured cabin near Ile a la Crosse

A girl who had been held in captivity against her will for four days in a secluded cabin in northern Saskatchewan was rescued by Saskatchewan RCMP officers. According to RCMP in a news release, officers received a report about a girl being held captive in a secluded cabin across Lac Ile a la Crosse, roughly 10 kilometres from the village of Ile a la Crosse, shortly after 6 p.m. on Thursday. (The Star Phoenix)

Father at centre of Amber Alert faces criminal charges

A father whose 14-month-old son was the subject of an Amber Alert last week now faces several criminal charges after the child was found unharmed and the dad was taken into custody Friday. (CBC)

Amber Alert issued for 14-month-old boy abducted near Hinton

Police have issued an Amber Alert for a 14-month-old child abducted from his home near Hinton Friday. At 2:30 a.m. this morning, police said Waylon Armstrong was abducted from his home in Brule, near Hinton. He is described as having blonde hair, brown eyes, and wearing a onesie with moose on them. (Edmonton Jouornal)

N.Y. Cops say abduction was a hoax

NEW YORK - A teenage girl who was found safe on Tuesday after an apparent kidnapping on the streets of New York City has confessed to staging the supposed abduction out of anger at her mother, police told local media. (Toronto Sun)

Amber Alert issued after girl, 16, dragged into van off a NYC street

An Amber Alert was issued Tuesday for a 16-year-old girl who was grabbed by two men and dragged into a car in the Melrose section of the Bronx. (Fox29)

Father, daughter arrested in kidnapping and sexual assault of Las Vegas woman

A father and daughter kidnapped a woman out of North Las Vegas last week, sexually assaulted her and left her for dead in the Southern California desert, where she was found alive Wednesday, officials announced Friday. (Las Vegas Review Journal)

Amber Alert unleashes knuckleheads

The knucklehead brigade was again out in force. The reason for their ire? An afternoon Amber Alert for five missing children from the Niagara region. (Toronto Sun)

Police rescue kidnap victim, one suspect falls from balcony during raid

BURNABY - One man is hospital and two are in custody following a dramatic police takedown at a Metrotown apartment complex Thursday night. (Vancouver Sun)

Kidnapped 8-year-old girl found safe, suspect charged

FORT WORTH - An 8-year-old girl was found safe on Sunday after being grabbed off a street in Fort Worth, Texas, police said. Salem Sabatka was walking with her mother when she was taken and put in a vehicle. Her mother went after her but was unable to stop the kidnapping. (NBC News)

Six men convicted in kidnapping and double homicide

VANCOUVER - Six men were convicted Thursday in connection with the fatal shootings of two people in an east Vancouver home that were witnessed by a young boy and were followed by the abduction and torturing of a man. (Vancouver Sun)

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