Abduction

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police: Apparent Selden Abduction Was Prank Between Friends

Police on Long Island say witness claims that a woman was stopped while jogging by one or more people and then forced into a van, were the result of a prank between friends.

13 hours ago

Rachel Summers

Police: Non-Custodial Mother Took 3 Kids From Bronx School

Police late Thursday were asking the public to help them find a non-custodial mother who allegedly took her three children from their Bronx school.

06/12/2014

Lodi Crime Scene

CBS 2: 2 Children Abducted In Lodi, N.J. Recovered Safely In S.C.; Mother Found Stabbed To Death

Their father was taken into custody near a relative’s home in South Carolina, and the two children were recovered safely following an AMBER alert in five states, New Jersey State Police told CBS 2 early Saturday morning.

05/09/2014

Tomas A. Quiles (credit: New Jersey State Police)

AMBER Alert Canceled After Man Is Found With Son In Passaic, N.J.

An AMBER Alert has been issued, after a police said a man assaulted his child’s mother and kidnapped his son at a bus stop in Passaic, N.J.

12/16/2013

Police on the scene of a home invasion in Lyndhurst, NJ on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Suspects Abduct Lyndhurst Jewelry Store Owner, Tie Up Wife

Around 9 p.m. Wednesday, police said several suspects burst into a home on Lake Avenue as three people, a husband, his wife and their adult son, were inside.

11/14/2013

John Esposito convicted in the 1992 abduction of Katie Beers was found dead in his cell at Sing Sing prison. (Credit CBS 2)

Parole Board: Katie Beers’ Captor Would Have Been Denied Release

John Esposito died last week of natural causes at Sing Sing prison in Ossining. He did not know of the decision when he died.

09/09/2013

Shane Walker

Mother Holds Out Hope For Baby Kidnapped 24 Years Ago

Three babies were abducted from three different families back in 1989 – all about the same time and in nearly the same way.

05/29/2013

The warehouse on 43rd Avenue in Long Island City where prosecutors said a businessman was held and tortured for a month by a group of men looking for $3 million in ransom. (Photo: CBS 2)

Man Charged In Queens Kidnapping, Ransom Plot Claims He’s ‘Not A Criminal’

According to police, businessman Pedro Portugal was bound and burned with acid as captors demanded a $3 million ransom from his family in Quito, Ecuador.

05/26/2013

Generic Police Photo (credit: Clipart.com)

Police: Armed Gunmen Rob, Abduct Driver In Freeport Carjacking

A 35-year-old man driving a Mercedes was stopped at a traffic light when five armed men, four with handguns and one with a shotgun, pulled him out of the car, police said.

05/24/2013

Washington Heights 'Abduction' (credit: NYPD)

Cops: Washington Heights Abduction Was Surprise Birthday Hoax

Police spent the weekend looking for a man and a woman who witnesses said were kidnapped by two men in a dark-colored minivan just before 7 p.m. Friday near 173rd Street and Haven Avenue.

04/01/2013

Possible Kidnapping Victims

Police Seek To Identify Man, Woman Who May Have Been Abducted In Washington Heights

Police on Sunday were asking the public to help identify two possible kidnapping victims who may have been kidnapped in Washington Heights.

03/31/2013

Washington Heights Abduction

Police Search For Suspects In Washington Heights Abduction

Police on Saturday were asking for the public’s help in finding two suspects who are believed to have abducted an unidentified man and woman in Washington Heights.

03/30/2013

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Police Continue Search For Suspect In Attempted Abduction Of Bronx Girl

Around 8 a.m. Thursday, a man attempted to lure an 8-year-old girl into following him as she was walking up to the steps of P.S. 33 on Jerome Avenue near Fordham Road, police said.

02/22/2013

AMBER Alert; suspect Fitz Edwards, missing boy Nahzir Edwards, missing girl Mlyliah Edwards (credit: handout)

2 Bronx Children Found Safe After AMBER Alert; Police Search For Suspect

A man fired a shot at the mother of his two children, carjacked a driver in the Bronx and fled with the youngsters — prompting an AMBER Alert Sunday.

11/18/2012

Sirus Kashimallak (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police Arrest Suspect In Connection With Great Neck Abduction

Two weeks ago, authorities said a 38-year-old woman was sitting on a bench waiting for the bus in Great Neck when a man with a gun kidnapped her.

12/03/2011

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