Amber Alert Case Raises Parental Abduction Issue

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A frantic mother called Rushville, Ind., police Sunday saying her children had been abducted by their father, says the Louisville Courier-Journal. Police Chief Tony Fudge never had issued an Amber Alert before, knew it was unusual to do so in cases of an alleged parental abduction, and knew the situation needed to meet certain criteria – that police believe a child under 18 has been abducted and is in danger. In this case, the mother alleged that the father had taken the children, both in their early teens, across the state line without her approval, and that he had . . .

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