An AMBER Alert was issued based on reports from several witnesses — children ages 5 to 11 — who said they saw the 5-year-old girl being abducted near South Junior High School around 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Authorities said the incident happened at South Jr. High School, located at 33 Monument St., at about 3:50 p.m. Wednesday.
Ranaldo Brown is back home after being missing for more than 24 hours. The 5-year-old’s mother told police her son had been taken by her ex-boyfriend, 49-year-old Thomas Whaley, early Sunday morning.
A frantic search is underway on Saturday for a missing five-year-old New Jersey boy who police said was kidnapped by his own grandfather. Police issued an Amber Alert for David Lundy of West Windsor in Mercer County.
Patz’s 1979 disappearance caused a frenzy in New York City. It also prompted huge changes in the way missing child cases were handled. Patz was the first missing child to appear on the back of a milk carton.
Police say Leila Rajnarie was arrested and charged with kidnapping, custodial interference and endangering the welfare of a child.
The child was dropped at a Brooklyn home where the Tonge sometimes stays. Authorities, however, said the boy’s father is still at large and may be traveling on foot.
New Jersey State Police said that 2-year-old Mason Ross may have been taken by Cassidy Michaela Purdy, who was last seen wearing a gray and white-zippered sweater, tank top and black Converse sneakers.
Police still haven’t released how 39-year-old Anthony Trapp died, but said he killed himself inside the Bear Mountain Bridge Motel after murdering his estranged wife and taking off with their two little girls.
Anthony Trapp, 39, was found dead from an apparent suicide after barricading himself inside the Bear Mountain Bridge motel in Fort Montgomery, authorities said.
An Amber Alert was issued Thursday for 2-year-old Ashley Minaya after her mother called police saying the girl’s father, 33-year-old Mario Minaya, threatened to take toddler away.
An Amber Alert was issued when authorities say 29-year-old Roberto Mones took his son, 2-year-old Christopher Joac, after assaulting the boy’s mother in Bridgeport overnight.
An Amber Alert had been issued Friday night for 3-year-old Ferrari Tiesto Stojka but was canceled early Saturday when he and his father were found in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
Anyone with any information on this abduction is asked to call the New York City Police Department at (866)NYS-AMBER or dial 911 to provide information on a report or sighting.
A new national alert system is set to begin in New York City that will alert the public to emergencies via cell phones.