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January 30, 2014 at 10:07 AM

RI mom accused of taking son to Washington pleads not guilty

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Rhode Island mother accused of illegally taking her 6-year-old son to Washington state and sparking an Amber Alert has pleaded not guilty. Andria Britt, of Woonsocket, appeared in Providence Superior Court on Thursday on a charge of child snatching. She was ordered held on $50,000 surety bail, ordered not to contact her son or…


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November 15, 2013 at 4:11 PM

Police investigate abduction attempt from Seattle school

Seattle police are investigating an attempted abduction of two children from an after-school program at a Queen Anne elementary school. According to police, the suspect approached a staff member at the program housed at Coe Elementary, in the 2400 block of Seventh Avenue West, at approximately 3:40 p.m. on Thursday and said he was there to…


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September 21, 2013 at 11:27 AM

Everett police investigate child abduction

UPDATE| 1:32 p.m: Everett police have released a link to a surveillance video they say shows a suspect in the abduction of a 5-year-old girl from an apartment overnight. YouTube link: The suspect appears in a dark shirt, light pants and light shoes in the surveillance video, police said. Police said he can be seen leaving the…


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April 5, 2012 at 8:07 PM

Baby, sitter abducted over debt dispute, then found

A 4-month-old baby and the child’s baby-sitter were apparently abducted Thursday afternoon by a woman engaged in a dispute over a debt with the baby’s mother, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. Both the child and baby-sitter were later found unharmed at a residence in Everett, but the suspected abductor has not been located, sheriff’s…


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