Dec 17, 2015

Youth, 18, arrested for abducting 12-year-old schoolgirl

Police arrested an 18-year-old man in Yokohama Wednesday on suspicion of abducting an elementary school girl who stayed at his house for three days. The suspect, whose name has been withheld because he is a minor, has owned up to abducting the 12-year-old girl, ...

Dec 8, 2015

SWAT team rescues abducted New York college pair

Two New York college students, one a current member of the football team and the other a former member, have been found safe after police say they were abducted and held hostage. Rochester police say a SWAT team rescued the two University of Rochester ...

Oct 28, 2015

Okayama child abductor sentenced to 6½ years in prison

A man convicted of the abduction and false imprisonment of an 11-year-old girl in Okayama Prefecture has been sentenced to 6½ years in prison. Takeshi Fujiwara, 50, a self-described illustrator, seized the elementary school girl at knife-point as she made her way home from ...