Tuesday, July 27, 2021

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)

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)

Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso found dead

A Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso has been found dead, says his family, two days after he was abducted. Kirk Woodman, originally from Halifax, was abducted Tuesday night by a dozen gunmen at a mining site owned by Vancouver-based Progress Minerals near the border with Niger, in an area the government says is under growing threat from armed jihadists. (CBC News)

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 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)

Alleged kidnapper followed woman into karate dojo, it did not go well

CHARLOTTE - A man in North Carolina allegedly attempted to kidnap a woman, but she led him somewhere he couldn't fight his way out of – a karate studio. (USA Today)

NFL great Joe Montana and wife Jennifer thwart abduction of granddaughter

LOS ANGELES - Joe Montana showed he can play pretty good defence over the weekend, teaming up with wife Jennifer to stop an intruder from snatching their nine-month-old granddaughter. Sodsai Dalzell, a 39-year-old woman unknown to the Montana family, managed to break into the couple’s Malibu home and remove the child from her playpen, before being confronted by the legendary quarterback and his wife, according to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department. (National Post)

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)

Man, 22, snatched in armed kidnapping in Markham, Ont.

A 22-year-old man is the victim of an armed kidnapping in Markham, Ont., York Regional Police say. Wanzhen Lu was forced into a vehicle by three men in the underground parking garage of a condo building at 15 Water Walk Dr, in Markham, shortly before 6 p.m. on Saturday evening, police said. (CBC)

Two arrested, two sought in kidnapping, murder of 16-year-old

It was a disturbing and horrifying discovery. A teenager shot and left dead on the side of the road June 30 in Milton not only shook the community, but left Halton Regional Police with few clues. (Toronto Sun)

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