Earlier this month authorities launched a new campaign to try and find out what happened to Jacob Wetterling. Wetterling was abducted while riding bikes with his brother and friend 25 years ago Wednesday. And while his disappearance remains a mystery, his case has led to changes that now help other missing children.
Few Minnesota crimes are as notorious as the unsolved abduction of Jacob Wetterling. A masked stranger grabbed the 11-year-old as he biked home from a store in St. Joseph on October 22, 1989. Nearly 25 years later, everyone remembers Wetterling’s name. Many have never heard of Jared.
A masked stranger grabbed the 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling as he biked home from a store in St. Joseph nearly 25 years ago. Now, WCCO-TV has learned that a cluster of at least six unsolved sexual assaults on boys were never looked at as a possible lead in Wetterling’s case.
A 33-year-old man has been charged with kidnapping and first-degree burglary after police say he forcefully abducted his 2-year-old son and assaulted the boy’s mother in the process.
Authorities say the 2-year-old boy abducted from his home Sunday morning has been found and his non-custodial father, and alleged abductor, was arrested in Wisconsin.
Police say the missing 8-month-old boy, believed to be abducted from his home on Wednesday, has been found safe and the suspect is in custody.
Police say a toddler who was taken by her armed, non-custodial father in St. Louis Park has been found safe.
Police said they have located a baby who was abducted Wednesday by her non-custodial mother on Wednesday.
Minneapolis police said they have found the two individuals from Illinois that were believed to have abducted two children.
Minneapolis Police say reports of a possible child abduction have been unfounded. The child was picked up and carried into the school by her father, after resisting, according to officials.
Investigators say a man charged with sexually assaulting and kidnapping an 8-year-old girl from a St. Paul laundromat had images of child pornography strewn about his Spring Lake Park home.