They happened in Gillespie and Benld, over the 4th of July weekend.
A 9-year-old girl says a man dressed in a ski mask approached and offered her money to leave with him.
Craig Michael Wood is accused of kidnapping, raping and killing 10-year-old Hailey Owens.
Ramonte Gibbs is accused of taking his baby son without legal permission
A Missouri judge says prosecutors don’t have to provide evidence before the preliminary hearing for a 46-year-old man accused of killing a 10-year-old Springfield girl.
A couple called police after seeing a Facebook posting on the incident, and told them that their
If true, it would be the third attempted abduction in about 36 hours.
The kidnapping and death of Hailey Owens last month has prompted Missouri lawmakers and law enforcement agencies to consider changes to the rapid alert system used to spread the word about possible child abductions.
Police are looking for a black van and the driver, who is described as a 50-year-old black man with a black T-shirt and skull cap.
Authorities aren’t sure if the events are related, but in both cases, the suspect was described as being in his late teens or early 20s and wearing a red baseball cap.