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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Abduction

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# Bray
Child escapes attempted kidnapping in Bray
The ten-year-old girl says a man in a white car forced her into the back seat of the vehicle but she managed to escape. Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the alleged incident.
# Kidnapping
Kidnap victim Elizabeth Smart confronts her abductor in court
Smart told the man who took her from her bedroom at knifepoint a teenager and held her captive for nine months: “I have a wonderful life now… you will never affect me again”.
# Tiger Kidnapping
Attempted abduction of parents and young child in Co Kildare foiled
Gardaí are investigating the attempted kidnapping of a security company employee and his family in the early hours of this morning.
# Attempted Robbery
Gardaí investigate abduction of four people and attempted robbery in Roscommon
One Garda was injured in the incident in which four people were kidnapped by four masked men who later escaped.
# Crime
Gardaí investigate attempted tiger kidnapping and GPO robbery
Armed men force their way into a home in Co Kildare, taking the family of an An Post worker hostage as part of a raid.