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FBI: Woman Kidnapped and Assaulted Minnesota Girl She Met Online

The affidavit says Aliff met the girl, who's younger than 12, on the messaging app Amino in March.

GREEVILLE, S.C.–Federal authorities say a South Carolina woman kidnapped a girl from Minnesota and sexually assaulted her. Citing an FBI affidavit, news outlets report 23-year-old Katrina Marie Aliff was arrested last month on charges including aggravated child sexual abuse. The affidavit says Aliff met the girl, who’s younger than 12, on the messaging app Amino in March. It says the…

Kidnapped Woman Returns Home, Ex-Boyfriend On The Run

Nicole Smith Was Allegedly Abducted By Jahon Douglas On Thursday

MINNETONKA, Minn. — Police in Minnetonka say a woman who was kidnapped by her ex-boyfriend is safe and back home. 37-year-old Nicole Smith “returned to her family” Saturday night. Police announced her return on Twitter and didn’t give any other details behind her abduction. Smith went missing Thursday afternoon. Police say witnesses saw 37-year-old Jahon Douglas abduct Smith at gunpoint…

Jasmine Block Shares Story of Survival: “She’s a Warrior”

Jasmine was allegedly lured from her Alexandria home August 8th by family acquaintance Thomas Barker. KMSP Fox 9's Paul Blume has this story.

  ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Three suspects charged in the kidnapping and assault of a 15-year-old girl from Alexandria made their initial court appearances. Thirty-two-year-old Thomas Barker, a family friend, is charged with kidnapping, criminal sexual conduct, assault with a dangerous weapon and false imprisonment. Steven Powers is charged with kidnapping, criminal sexual conduct and false imprisonment. Joshua Holby is charged…

Alexandria Teen Reunited with Family After Alleged Abduction

Police arrested three people associated with Jasmine Block's disappearance

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — A teenage girl from Alexandria made a dramatic escape from her captors after she was kidnapped nearly a month ago. Police arrested three people associated with Jasmine Block’s disappearance. Alexandria Police have new information in the case. Jasmine Block, 15, was located Tuesday in rural Grant County just 20 miles from her home in Alexandria. She went…

Perham Father Searching Across the U.S. for His Daughter

A Perham man's estranged wife reportedly takes his six-year-old daughter

PERHAM, Minn. — A father from Perham Minnesota is searching across the United States for his six-year-old daughter. Renee Brewer, a private investigator, said Brian Cooney hasn’t seen his daughter Claire Cooney since February 14th. The website findclairecooney.com┬áreports the child was last seen with Brian’s estranged wife Miranda Cooney and her partner in Centerville, Tennessee. Miranda is allegedly not Clair’s…