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Child Abduction Facts

Child Abduction Facts Every 40 seconds, there is report of another child under 18 being abducted or reported missing. This averages to 2,000 missing kids every day and totals to 800,000 reports each year. IN THE USA Who are these Abductors??? 30%% of child abduction is carried out by an acquaintance that the minor Know/trusts. 115 of those abductions each year are "stranger abductions". O 1 in 7 kids between the ages of 10 and 18 run away at some point. There are 1-3 million runaway and homeless kids living on the streets. In 8210 of reported cases, the culprit is a family member or parent in custody battle. 80 kids each year lose Half of all victims were their lives at the sexvally assaulted in stereotypical Kidnapping hands of their captors. Most child Kidnappers and sex 40%% of abducted offenders do not look like children are never what a child perceives, they look like normal adults. recovered at all. They lure kids to go with them and ask for the child's help. Most strangers grab their victims right off the street." In 40% of stereotypical Kidnappings, the child Abducted children are 86% of the predominantly female perpetrators are male was killed. 2 out of 3 victims are girls and 40°% of Kidnapping perpetrators use weapons." 25%o percent of abductions take place in a park or wooded area 32% of abductions take In 80% of abductions by strangers, the first contact OCcurs within a quarter mile place on a street or in a car. of the child's home Worst Child Abduction Cases In 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio, three women At age 14, Elizabeth Smart was snatched from her home in Salt Lake City, escaped from their abductor Ariel Castro Utah (2002) by Brian David Mitchel. After after more than a decade of captivity. being tormented for 9 months, she was released after being recognized in a public Each were in their teens when separately abducted by Castro who later committed area in 2003. Mitchell is currently serving a suicide while in jail. life sentence in prison. Child Abduction Cases In the UK and Canada UK CANADA Over 50,000 children are reported 100,000 runaway children in the UK are under the age of 16. missing every year in Canada 60%o of child abductions are reported 8307% of missing children are to have a sexual purpose. ages 14 to 11 years old. 22%0 of successfully Kidnapped Kids Nearly 36,000 runaway children are reported every were abducted by strangers. year. That's about 3 out of every 4 missing children. References: Track Your Child Whereabouts with <> phonesheriff <> <> MONITORING AND FILTERING FOR SMARTPHONES <> <>

Child Abduction Facts

shared by Ruthe on Apr 01
Child abduction is not the first thing that comes to most people’s mind however it remains to be a big threat towards kid’s safety. It remains as a fear at the back of parents’ minds. In 1998, a...


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