Attempted Kidnapping

Police: Man Tried To Kidnap Woman From Street In College Point, Queens

Police: Man Tried To Kidnap Woman From Street In College Point, Queens

Police on Monday were asking the public to help them find a suspect in an attempted kidnapping in College Point, Queens.

04/28/2014

Tara Anne McDonald (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Woman Charged In Connection With Chelsea Stroller-Grabbing Incident

Tara Anne McDonald, 46, is charged with attempted kidnapping and acting in a manner injurious to a child under 17, police said.

04/19/2014

Tara Anne McDonald mug shot. Police have identified her as the suspect in the Chelsea attempted kidnapping. She was arrested and served jail time for a different attempted kidnapping in 1998. (credit: NYPD)

Police Hold Suspect In Attempted Kidnapping Of Infant In Chelsea

It happened near the corner of 17th Street and Eighth Avenue around 4 p.m. Thursday as a nanny was pushing the baby in a stroller, police said.

04/18/2014

Police say this man attempted to kidnap an 11-year-old boy who was waiting for a ride home from school. (Credit NYPD)

Police Seek Suspect In Connection With Attempted Luring Incident In Queens

The NYPD has asked the public for help in tracking down an individual wanted in connection with an attempted kidnapping in Queens.

03/15/2014

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Police Seek Suspect In Attempted Abduction Of 11-Year-Old Girl In The Bronx

Officials said the girl was walking on Castle Hill Avenue, in the vicinity of Lafayette Avenue when she was approached by a man who had exited a blue Astro van.

01/25/2014

Bronx Attempted Kidnapping Victim

Bronx Teen: ‘I Was Scared That I Could Be Killed’

The teen was waiting for the Bx36 bus when police said a man pulled up in a white cargo van and stopped, opened the side door and grabbed the girl’s arm in an attempt to drag her into the van.

10/14/2013

Bronx Attempted Kidnapping Suspect

Police Seek Suspect In Attempted Kidnapping Of Girl, 16, In The Bronx

Police on Sunday were seeking the suspect who allegedly tried to kidnap a 16-year-old girl while she waited for a bus in the Bronx.

10/13/2013

Brooklyn Attempted Kidnapping Suspect

Police Search For Man Who Allegedly Tried To Kidnap Woman In Brooklyn

Police on Monday were seeking help from the public in finding a suspect who allegedly tried to kidnap a woman in the Bergen Beach section of Brooklyn.

07/30/2013

Raymond Roth (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Man Who Faked His Own Death Has Now Been Impersonating A Cop

A man who recently pleaded guilty to faking his own death was in trouble again this week – this time for impersonating a police officer and trying to kidnap women in Nassau County.

03/27/2013

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NYPD Officer Accused In Monstrous Plot To Kidnap, Cook Women

Gilberto Valle, 28, is a married, six-year veteran of the force assigned to the 26th Precinct. He is accused of planning to kidnap, cook and eat — as many as 100 women. Investigators said his meticulous plan included the intentional torture of his victims.

10/25/2012

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Cops: Kidnapper Tried To Grab 11-Year-Old Girl In Manhattan

The child pulled away from the man who tried to grab her arm a second time and pull her toward him. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).

08/09/2012

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‘Hero’ Bronx School Helper Stops Attempted Kidnapping Of 6-Year-Old

John Velasquez said he saw the suspect, described as a man in his 50’s with a thick grey and white beard and mustache, grabbing the boy in front of P.S. 160 in the Bronx and intervened because he had a “gut feeling.”

05/15/2012

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Sketch Released Of Man Wanted In Attempted Kidnapping In The Bronx

The incident happened Friday morning around 7 a.m. The suspect, a man in his 50’s, approached a 6-year-old boy in front of 4140 Hutchinson River Parkway and told him to come with him to his house.

05/11/2012