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#Abduction

# abduction - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Drew Harris: Gardaí to seek further charges in Kevin Lunney abduction case
# Kevin Lunney
# Kevin Lunney

Drew Harris: Gardaí to seek further charges in Kevin Lunney abduction case

Nov 9th 2021, 5:48 PM 13,975 Views 0 Comments

Three men were convicted in the Special Criminal Court yesterday for their involvement in the Kevin Lunney abduction.

# abduction - Friday 16 July, 2021

Trial of men accused of abducting Kevin Lunney expected to come to a close next week
# Kevin Lunney
# Kevin Lunney

Trial of men accused of abducting Kevin Lunney expected to come to a close next week

Jul 16th 2021, 3:01 PM 7,621 Views 0 Comments

Four men are being tried for false imprisonment and intentionally causing serious harm.

# abduction - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Kevin Lunney trial: Garda access to phone records comes under defence spotlight in second week
# Week 2
# Week 2

Kevin Lunney trial: Garda access to phone records comes under defence spotlight in second week

Jun 12th 2021, 7:45 AM 12,937 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí had given evidence about obtaining search warrants for phone records in relation to their investigation.

# abduction - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Lawyers challenge mobile phone evidence in Kevin Lunney's abduction trial
# QIH Trial
# QIH Trial

Lawyers challenge mobile phone evidence in Kevin Lunney's abduction trial

Jun 8th 2021, 5:10 PM 16,693 Views 0 Comments

Lunney told the court that he was bundled into the boot of a car and driven to a container where he was threatened and told to resign from QIH.

# abduction - Monday 5 October, 2020

Garda investigation after man attacked, abducted and driven across border
# Donegal
# Donegal

Garda investigation after man attacked, abducted and driven across border

Oct 5th 2020, 11:19 AM 27,982 Views 9 Comments

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
# Abduction
# Abduction

Gardaí probe 'revenge' attack and abduction in north Dublin

Jul 28th 2020, 6:20 AM 35,812 Views 15 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Updated Jan 8th 2020, 1:38 PM 42,390 Views 28 Comments

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
# Blackhorse Avenue
# Blackhorse Avenue

Manhunt underway after assault and attempted abduction of woman in Cabra

Updated Jan 6th 2020, 6:55 PM 73,428 Views 51 Comments

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
# Abduction
# Abduction

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

Sep 20th 2019, 4:50 PM 16,870 Views 15 Comments

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'
# Abduction
# Abduction

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

Sep 20th 2019, 11:02 AM 31,331 Views 27 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jun 5th 2019, 8:30 PM 44,130 Views 32 Comments

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
# Finglas
# Finglas

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

May 7th 2019, 9:26 AM 73,212 Views 9 Comments

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
# San Donato

Driver abducts 51 schoolchildren in Italy and sets bus ablaze

Mar 20th 2019, 8:31 PM 58,343 Views 37 Comments

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
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

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

Jun 27th 2018, 10:13 AM 12,299 Views 20 Comments

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
# South Dublin
# South Dublin

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

May 22nd 2018, 7:25 PM 79,851 Views 62 Comments

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
# South Dublin
# South Dublin

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

May 21st 2018, 11:20 PM 233,001 Views 269 Comments

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
# Jastine Valdez
# Jastine Valdez

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

May 20th 2018, 11:05 PM 435,266 Views 117 Comments

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
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Over 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram freed

Mar 21st 2018, 1:22 PM 16,434 Views 14 Comments

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
# Chloe Ayling

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

Aug 7th 2017, 2:38 PM 49,791 Views 0 Comments

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
# Robert Nairac
# Robert Nairac

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

May 3rd 2017, 7:35 AM 17,441 Views 93 Comments

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
# Nottingham
# Nottingham

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

Apr 1st 2017, 1:45 PM 26,162 Views 0 Comments

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
# Great Ormond Street
# Great Ormond Street

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

Mar 9th 2017, 12:10 PM 18,109 Views 8 Comments

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
# Twitter Tip Off

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

Jan 13th 2017, 8:20 PM 38,190 Views 24 Comments

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
# Abduction
# Abduction

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

Jan 12th 2017, 7:45 AM 21,627 Views 16 Comments

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
# Car Chase
# Car Chase

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

Dec 22nd 2016, 4:24 PM 29,160 Views 0 Comments

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
# Abduction
# Abduction

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

Dec 21st 2016, 9:37 PM 20,162 Views 19 Comments

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
# Abduction
# Abduction

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

Dec 1st 2016, 11:34 AM 52,345 Views 23 Comments

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
# Abduction
# Abduction

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

Sep 29th 2016, 10:39 PM 19,559 Views 29 Comments

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
# Surrey
# Surrey

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

Aug 26th 2016, 7:07 PM 13,257 Views 12 Comments

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
# Puerto Vallarta
# Puerto Vallarta

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

Aug 15th 2016, 8:19 PM 39,924 Views 21 Comments

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
# Syria

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

Jan 18th 2016, 9:29 AM 15,406 Views 65 Comments

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

# abduction - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Woman guilty of child abduction escapes jail but told to stay away from childcare facilities and schools
# Courts
# Courts

Woman guilty of child abduction escapes jail but told to stay away from childcare facilities and schools

Dec 8th 2015, 2:48 PM 12,577 Views 11 Comments

She was given an 18-month suspended sentence.

# abduction - Thursday 5 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 5th 2015, 11:11 AM 22,401 Views 85 Comments

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
# Germany
# Germany

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

Oct 30th 2015, 1:14 PM 16,321 Views 16 Comments

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
# Concern
# Concern

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

May 3rd 2015, 5:24 PM 19,625 Views 47 Comments

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
# Broad Daylight
# Broad Daylight

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

Apr 7th 2015, 1:42 PM 36,146 Views 14 Comments

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
# Repeat Offenders
# Repeat Offenders

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

Mar 6th 2015, 9:30 PM 11,951 Views 0 Comments

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
# Laois
# Laois

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

Mar 6th 2015, 4:15 PM 50,272 Views 3 Comments

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
# Kidnapping
# Kidnapping

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

Mar 5th 2015, 10:35 PM 68,177 Views 68 Comments

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
# Greece
# Greece

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

Jan 6th 2015, 7:08 PM 19,390 Views 7 Comments

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.

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