attempted abduction

January 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park Police Say Attempted Abduction ‘Did Not Happen’

Takoma Park police say an attempted abduction that was reported earlier this week “did not happen.” The police department’s statement, released Friday evening, said after an investigation, officers discovered that no abduction attempt occurred. The community meeting scheduled for Monday Jan. 8 in response to the initial report of the incident will still be held […]

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January 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park Police to Host Community Meeting Amid Attempted Abduction

Following an attempted abduction of an 8-year-old girl earlier this week, the Takoma Park Police Department will host a community meeting Monday Jan. 8. Residents are invited to join the police department and staff from Defend Yourself for a discussion on how to keep children safe, according to a news release. The meeting will held […]

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January 2, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Takoma Park Police Say They’re on Lookout for Car Involved in Girl’s Attempted Abduction

Takoma Park police say an 8-year-old girl was the victim of an attempted abduction Tuesday morning. Police are asking residents who live on Elm or Pine avenues and have outdoor security cameras to call them at 301-270-1100 to assist in the investigation. Police are looking for a Chrysler Pacifica possibly with D.C. tags and with […]

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December 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Increase Patrols After Report of Attempted Kidnapping of Student Near Cider Mill Apartments

Montgomery County police officers are investigating the report of an attempted kidnapping of a Watkins Mill High School student that occurred on Monday morning near the Cider Mill Apartments pool in the Gaithersburg area. Police said a student told detectives that she was walking to her bus stop on Monday morning when a man approached […]

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