The officer's conduct at the sensitive crime scene raised concerns with an FBI agent who was also present.
Bystanders were shocked the attempted abduction occurred in "broad daylight."
Keith Papini has filed for divorce after his wife confessed to staging her own abduction nearly six years ago in a case that drew national attention.
Five years after she claimed she was kidnapped and abused, Sherri Papini formally entered her guilty plea and confessed it was all a lie.
DNA matching recently led law enforcement to provide closure to the relatives of a woman killed decades ago.
Harmony Hill's mother wrote on Instagram: "My family is eternally grateful that our nightmare is over and everything turned out well in the end."
The suspect, Christopher Jesus Costanzo, was reportedly turned away at the border because he lacked a negative COVID-19 test.
The distressed teenager called her mother later the same day, saying she was hungry and had been taken far away.
Robert Viscosa, his two daughters, and Tia Bynum were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide after police chase in Maryland. Three victims were dead on scene.
"Please, bring him home. The car don't even matter, just bring my son home," the boy's father told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
American and Canadian missionaries were returning from an orphanage in the capital Port-au-Prince when they were abducted by armed men on Saturday.
London Metropolitan Police officer Wayne Couzens admitted to abducting and killing Sarah Everard who went missing in South London in March 2021.
A shopper confronted a man carrying a screaming toddler to his car, but his approach has divided opinion online.
Angelica Vences-Salgado and her daughter Jacqueline Hernandez, now aged 19, embraced after meeting at the Texas border.
Influencer Jaclyn Hill claimed two males had tried to "physically pull [her] into their car while [she] was alone outside," in a social media post.
The couple searched for their son for 24 years after he was abducted outside their home.
"I'd like the Biden Administration to show some gumption and take action against the Islamic Republic," she told Newsweek. "Only a stern response will make the Iranian government stop its malign behavior."
Police are on the search for suspects shown in released surveillance photos that allegedly abducted a waitress from a diner after she approached them about not paying for their meal.
Indian man Jugal Kushwaha was abducted on May 20 in a bizarre plot to stop him from marrying his fiancé.
The girl, who was waiting at a bus stop in Pensacola, managed to escape and alert her parents. A 30-year-old man has been charged on three counts.
Troopers say McCain was taken by two white men driving a black Chevrolet Tahoe or Suburban.
Malik Halfacre, the suspect, is believed to have taken 6-month-old Malia Halfacre from the scene of a quadruple homicide in Indianapolis, police said.
Tykirah Lashae Reid, 20, is accused of abducting 3-month-old Jiraiya Cherry from his Chesterfield, Virginia, family home on the morning of February 4.
Nathan Larson waged three failed campaigns for public office in the state of Virginia. His platform included the legalization of incest and child pornography and the classification of women as property.
Franklin County Children Services state the children, who are all under the age of 12, went missing on Wednesday night.
A nine-year-old girl was snatched moments after stepping off a school bus, before being bundled into a SUV, sexually assaulted and then driven to the fast food outlet, say detectives.
The man suspected of taking the girl had reportedly previously served a jail term for abducting a child.
Robert Brandel, 60, was detained Wednesday for falsely reporting an incident and running a scheme to defraud.