'I have to presume, for my mental health, that this person - that this was a fluke,' the mother said of the harrowing incident.
Despite the typos, the request was clear, and when employees at the Chipper Truck Café spotted it, they immediately called the manager.
A Florida woman's actions resulted in the rescue of two kids and the arrest of their apparent would-be kidnapper.
Everyone (except the bad guy) benefits from police having a wide array of tools and training at their disposal.
Judge Gets Unheard of Request from Death Row Inmate: Please Don't Execute Me - I Have a Horrible Backache
This inmate on death row argued for a stay of his execution because it would violate his rights by putting him in too much pain.
The woman's attacker left her chained and handcuffed in an abandoned house for days before someone heard her screams for help.
Woman Being Kidnapped Fears for Life Until Driver Notices and Pulls Over: 'God, You Sent Me an Angel'
The two struggled and the man ripped off her top. Though Mendoza tried to break free and run, she couldn't.
'A Parent's Worst Nightmare': Baby Taken from Apartment Reunited with Mom After 'Planned' Kidnapping
The suspect went into the apartment, put the baby in a carrier he had brought with him, covered the carrier with a blanket and walked away.
While in the convenience store with her ex, the young woman mouthed "help" and repeatedly made the hand signal.
'Deception, Deceit and Selfishness': Sheriff Slams Mother Who Confessed to Faking Her Own Kidnapping
In Shasta County Sheriff Michael L. Johnson's mind, the statement was more of a tactical decision than an apology.
When police investigated the kidnapper's apartment, they found evidence suggesting that he had plans to hurt the boy.
Solved: Authorities Identify Remains of 4-Year-Old 'Little Miss Nobody' Found in Desert 62 Years Ago
While the girl has been identified, little is known about what transpired between the time of her abduction and when her body was found.
In 2016, Sherri Papini vanished, re-emerging weeks later with a terrifying tale of kidnapping and abuse. On Thursday, she was arrested.
Suspect in 4-Year-Old's Murder Found Incompetent to Stand Trial, Defense Says He Was in a Trance-Like State
There may never be a trial in the case of a man arrested in connection with the murder of a 4-year-old boy.
At some point Rodriguez allegedly crawled into the car's trunk and remained there, armed with both a gun and a knife ... and waiting.
They walked for miles over the rough terrain, in gang territory, with nothing to guide them but the light of the moon and their faith.
A 32-year-old man was charged with aggravated kidnapping and taken to jail, where he is being held on a $250,000 bond.
Police tried, repeatedly, to contact Vicosa and Bynum to implore them to turn the girls over to keep them safe.
Official Says Some Christian Missionaries Kidnapped in Shocking Attack Are Still Alive, World Urged to Keep Praying
CAM continues to ask for prayer as well as request encouraging messages for the families of those who have been kidnapped.
Police have identified a 36-year-old man with 'no family connection' that they believe to be involved, and he is being held for questioning.