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# abduction - Monday 5 October, 2020

Garda investigation after man attacked, abducted and driven across border

Three men and two women were arrested on Sunday evening in Co Tyrone.

# abduction - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Gardaí probe 'revenge' attack and abduction in north Dublin

The incident happened on Sunday afternoon.

# abduction - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Dublin abduction attempt: Gardaí ask elderly woman who spoke with victim close to well-known pub to come forward

A file has been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# abduction - Monday 6 January, 2020

Manhunt underway after assault and attempted abduction of woman in Cabra

The woman was approached by a man who attempted to force her into the boot of a car at 7.30am this morning.

# abduction - Friday 20 September, 2019

Quinn Industrial Holdings staff call for 'an end to this reign of terror' following Lunney attack

Kevin Lunney was abducted from his home in Co Fermanagh on Tuesday evening.

Kevin Lunney recovering from surgery as Quinn CEO condemns 'indescribably awful ordeal'

Liam McCaffrey has appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

# abduction - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Man who abducted his children and left Ireland with them for four years given nine-month jail term

The 46 year-old man kept the children away from their mother without her consent.

# abduction - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

20-year-old appears before court following alleged abduction of teenage boy

The teenage boy was found by gardai in the boot of a car after it stopped yesterday.

# abduction - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Driver abducts 51 schoolchildren in Italy and sets bus ablaze San Donato This post contains videos

Driver abducts 51 schoolchildren in Italy and sets bus ablaze

The driver said he was protesting migrant deaths in the Mediterranean.

# abduction - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Facebook to start placing child abduction alerts on Irish users' feeds

CRI Alerts have only been used by gardaí on six occasions since their introduction.

# abduction - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Man who abducted Jastine Valdez may have been in shops, bars or petrol stations in hours around crime

Suspect Mark Hennessy was shot dead by gardaí on Sunday evening.

# abduction - Monday 21 May, 2018

Body found in search for missing woman Jastine Valdez is removed from scene

The 24-year-old woman was reported missing on Saturday night.

# abduction - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Man dies after being shot by gardaí searching for woman believed to have been abducted

The shooting took place near the Dell site in Cherrywood, where the car used in the incident was located.

# abduction - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Over 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram freed

110 schoolgirls in Dapchi, northeast Nigeria were kidnapped just over a month ago.

# abduction - Monday 7 August, 2017

British model speaks of 'terrifying' kidnap in Italy after allegedly facing sale as sex slave Chloe Ayling This post contains videos

British model speaks of 'terrifying' kidnap in Italy after allegedly facing sale as sex slave

Chloe Ayling spoke to reporters back in London yesterday.

# abduction - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

British soldier turned priest appeals to IRA to return murdered officer's body

Father Burke told Prime Time that he left the British Army and became a priest as a result of Robert Nairac’s murder.

# abduction - Saturday 1 April, 2017

UK police warn mother wanted for abduction 'may pose risk' to her sons

Samantha Baldwin and the two boys went missing on Monday after the boys were declared wards of the court.

# abduction - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Man and woman arrested over attempted abduction of baby from London hospital

The pair showed staff an image of a premature baby in an incubator, which they claimed was theirs.

# abduction - Friday 13 January, 2017

Woman found safe 18 years after she was abducted as a baby in Florida Twitter Tip Off This post contains videos

Woman found safe 18 years after she was abducted as a baby in Florida

Her biological family are said to be “elated”.

# abduction - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Taliban release video of American and Australian teachers who were kidnapped in August

The pair appear pale and unshaven in the video.

# abduction - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Girl's false imprisonment by teenage boys deemed too serious for children's court

The schoolgirl was forced into a car and taken away, until gardaí intercepted the car on the M1 in Dublin.

# abduction - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Man threatened to cut off penis of man he wrongly thought was a sex offender

Morgan Doran was one of four men who abducted a young man they wrongly believed sexually assaulted a girl.

# abduction - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Kidnapped California woman found tied up at the side of a road was branded by captors

Sherri Papini was abducted while jogging and found three weeks later.

# abduction - Thursday 29 September, 2016

German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby

The pair were released yesterday and had safely crossed the border into Turkey, a ministry spokeswoman said.

# abduction - Friday 26 August, 2016

Police in Surrey investigating report child was dragged into van and kidnapped

However, despite the massive police operation, there has been no missing person report received in relation to a child.

# abduction - Monday 15 August, 2016

Armed men abduct up to 16 people from popular tourist destination in Mexico

The group was taken from an upscale restaurant in Puerto Vallarta.

# abduction - Monday 18 January, 2016

At least 135 dead and 400 abducted in Islamic State 'massacre'

Syria’s state news agency SANA said at least 300 civilians were killed.

# abduction - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

# abduction - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Man sentenced to 17 years in jail for false imprisonment of 11-year-old girl

Michael Martin appeared in Portlaoise Circuit Court today.

# abduction - Friday 30 October, 2015

Man suspected of killing 4-year-old Bosnian refugee admits murdering another child

The little boy, a Bosnian refugee, was abducted from a registration centre for asylum seekers.

# abduction - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Manhunt in Essex as father abducts three-year-old son from foster parents

Robert Gurling is not allowed to have unsupervised access to his little boy.

# abduction - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

12-year-old girl escapes unharmed after punching man who grabbed her

The man grabbed the girl twice but she managed to fight him off and ran away.

# abduction - Friday 6 March, 2015

Here's how many crimes were committed by people on bail last year

Figures show some 10,600 crimes were committed last year by offenders on bail.

After boy stops abduction of his young sister, a man has now been charged

Michael Martin appeared in Portlaoise District Court today charged with falsely imprisoning the young girl.

# abduction - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Man arrested after 10-year-old boy saves his little sister from abduction

It is believed that yesterday afternoon the man was driving the car and begging for money in the midlands.

# abduction - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

UK re-launches inquiry into Ben Needham disappearance after 23 years

The toddler was 21-months-old when it is believed he was snatched outside a farmhouse his family was renovating on the Greek island Kos.

# abduction - Monday 22 December, 2014

Two men arrested over Jean McConville abduction and murder are let go

Eleven people have been arrested in the investigation.

# abduction - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Father of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne found dead at his home

Michael Payne has struggled with alcoholism since his daughter’s death.

# abduction - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s taking about a child abduction in Wexford, the discovery of Gerard Daly’s body and Michael Noonan’s good news.

# abduction - Friday 12 September, 2014

There were 64 cases of children being abducted from Ireland last year

There were also 45 cases of abducted children being brought here.

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