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Synonyms for abduct

Synonyms for abduct

to seize and detain (a person) unlawfully

Synonyms for abduct

take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom

pull away from the body

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He is inclined to abduct white females, 15 to 25 years of age, with blonde hair and blue eyes, in an outside setting.
A freed Georgia rapist who was convicted of stalking one woman and trying to abduct another within a half-hour span in Palmdale was sentenced Tuesday to spend 81 years or life in prison.
However, an accurate understanding of the behaviors and intentions of offenders who abduct children and how these crime characteristics change as potential victims get older can provide investigators wit h important insights early in a developing case and allow them to use their resources more effectively.
LANCASTER - A freed Georgia rapist was convicted Thursday of stalking a Palmdale woman and trying to abduct a teenage girl within a span of a half-hour last February in Palmdale.
Such predispositions can become particularly hazardous in light of research indicating that in cases where individuals abduct and murder children, the population at highest risk for victimization consists of teenage girls ages 13 to 17.