Teen Kidnapped in Front of Her Mother on New York City Street

UPDATE: The 16-year-old girl has been found safe and the AMBER Alert cancelled, NBC New York reports.


A 16-year-old girl was kidnapped in front of her mother as the two walked down a street in the Bronx, New York, Monday night at 11:30 p.m., police said.

The NYPD released a video on Tuesday that shows the moment Karol Sanchez was grabbed by two men, who jumped out of a beige sedan.

They grabbed the teen and pushed her mother to the ground as she tried to hold onto the girl, according to police. The men drove away in the car, which police said had two other men inside.

The victim is approximately 5 feet 5 and 150 pounds with short black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a short dark blue jacket, white sweater, blue jeans and black sneakers.

Source: Girl Snatched Off NYC Street in Front of Mom, Video Shows – NBC New York

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