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Authorities on high-alert following close-call abduction

Rockland, Mass. Police On High Alert After Unusual Abduction

Authorities in Rockland, Mass., are on high alert after a 9-year-old boy was first abducted and then let go.

according to CBS Local News, "at about 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, police say the boy "was guided to a vehicle" by a man whom he thought was a friend of his family."

The man reportedly then drove around for 25 minutes before letting the boy free.

Fortunately, the boy didn't suffer any abuse, but police are worried the man might strike again.

Rockland County Police Chief told KMBC news, "My concerns it that this may have been sort of a dry run for someone who was considering an abduction."

Authorities says another possibility is that the abductor got 20-25 minutes into the ordeal and decided he couldn't go through with it.

Police are stepping up patrol in the area and an investigation is ongoing.

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dan_crabtree May 01 2014 at 3:26 PM

some time this year look for the obama admistration to start working on legalizing child pedophiles this year.after al it is smply a sexual preference much like the gay issues were bersides drugs are now legal so not many barriers out there left to tear down...

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bandicoot5 May 01 2014 at 7:20 PM

A friend of mine was out having a run, well into his teens, in the 70's, when a van pulled up and someone said something to him. He stopped running and got closer to the van to hear them better. The people in the van grabbed him and tried to drag him into the van. Fortunately, he was also a wrestler, broke the hold and got away.
This is not a new thing, nor does it just happen to small children.

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thestevepipe May 02 2014 at 9:14 AM

Giving a ten year old a knife and telling him to kill a pedophile or pederast is a suicide mission. If attacked from behind a well placed stomp to the attackers upper foot will stop him; if followed by a well placed knee or foot to the groin it will do the trick. A rolled up magazine, newspaper or school book to the area just below the cavity of the ribs; the solar area will drop any pedophile or pederast and will not put the child at risk. Giving a child a knife only adds to the arsenal the pedophile or pederast has, these are very dangerous people who have nothing to loose; while your child has everything to loose.
Protect your children with love and common sense, not with weapons that can be used against then by attackers or law enforcement.

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poll100 May 02 2014 at 8:44 AM

A reason why kids need to travel in pairs.

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cookyman50 May 02 2014 at 7:13 AM

looks like hes needs help lucky for the kid he let him go

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bre1234 May 01 2014 at 10:40 PM

yes he is a very bad man

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Mschaf May 01 2014 at 10:41 PM

First of all how does a school allow a stranger to take a child? There are rules and guidelines in taking a child out of school, even picking up at the end of the day. My kids would know immediately that something was not right. I spoke to my youngest and told him to tell the principle or office staff to call me if that ever happened. The school is totally responsible. Totally!,,

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sharoncase2 Mschaf May 02 2014 at 2:00 AM

Sadly, kids are parent-napped from schools often. Many custody orders are ignored are children allowed to leave with non-authorized strangers due to forged notes and illegal schemes by an abusive non-custodial parent, and naïve, uninformed staff. Teachers don't keep track of students every hour of the day. I dealt with this problem for 15 years. Noncustodial dad learned where security stood and would sneak into school and remove our son from lunch or recess. If seen, dad would just smile and wave like he was supposed to be there. Sometimes he would even sign in, flirting with front desk ladies and they believed his sob story story - no matter I was the only legal parent permitted to get my son. There are sharp observant staff, but also careless and oblivious don't follow court orders because they don't realize the child is in danger. When dad had his drunk girlfriend pose as a relative - despite my son insisting it was a lie, They failed to call me and my son was missing for days.

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auctionsurplus sharoncase2 May 02 2014 at 5:52 AM

Your son should have been taught after the first time to yell loudly "I AM NOT SUPPOSED TO GO WITH YOU, as well as to run straight for the office or a teacher, repeat that he isn't supposed to go with them and then have school call you. SOMETIMES it's the responsibility of the family (custodial) to have that piece in place. You are responsible for one while schools are in charge of hundreds or more.

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Normie Baby May 01 2014 at 10:49 PM

KId sounds stupid.

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whw238 May 02 2014 at 6:01 AM

I believe this kid is a nut job and a liar. He's making Rocklang a laughing stock.

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RONALD whw238 May 02 2014 at 8:52 AM

I think you are a nut job, and an idiot

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no_freedomof_speech May 01 2014 at 11:17 PM

I would love to get this guy alone out in the middle of nowere

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