Children Allegedly Kidnapped in New York by Members of Jewish Sect

Four members of an ultra-Orthadox Jewish sect have been charged with kidnapping two children in New York, according to the BBC.

The suspects belong to the Lev Tahor group, which is based in Guatemala. They allegedly kidnapped a 14-year-old girl and her 12-year-old brother, and planned to bring them back to Guatemala after their mother left the sect.

“The four men, aged between 20 and 45, are accused of kidnapping the siblings from their home on 8 December and taking them to a small airport near the city of Scranton in Pennsylvania. They were then flown to Mexico, but were located in the the town of Tenango del Aire on Friday morning and have since been reunited with their mother in” New York.

The suspects have been brought back to the United States for prosecution.

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