Eugene Boy Reports Attempted Abduction

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police say someone tried to abduct a 9-year-old boy Wednesday in north Eugene. An official at Prairie Mountain School contacted the school’s resource officer Thursday at 10:30 a.m. The boy reported that on Wednesday at about 3:15 p.m. he was riding his bike southbound on north terry from Royal when he … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Release Suspect Sketch

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police released the sketch of a man who tried to abduct a girl from a north Eugene elementary school this week. The incident Monday was the second attack reported on school grounds in the past month. School administrators and police have been working to catch the person responsible for the incident … Continue reading »

School Security Fence Under Construction

EUGENE, Ore. — A fence is now being constructed around problem areas at Yujin Gakuen Elementary School. This added security comes after two attempted abductions at the school in less than a month. The contractors are working behind the school to close off areas that have been accessible to the public. The district says it … Continue reading »

Attempted Abductions Cause Concerns

EUGENE, Ore. — Some parents are concerned for the safety of their children after an attempted abduction at a Eugene school. This is the second incident in less than a month, leaving some parents questioning the security of the school. One day after a reported attempted abduction at the Yujin Gakuen Japanese Immersion Elementary School, … Continue reading »

Parents Chase Suspected Abductor

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Police are praising parents who chased a man they thought was trying to kidnap their children. The family was putting up Christmas lights when a man with a blanket approached their young children. The dad confronted the man and then chased him down the street. Police used a K-9 unit to help track … Continue reading »

Attempted Abduction at Eugene School

EUGENE, Ore. — A man allegedly tried kidnapping a 9-year-old girl from school Monday afternoon. Yujin Gakuen Japanese Immersion Elementary School says the student was using a water fountain when she was grabbed by an unknown adult. She was able to get away from him, but the suspect ran away. “We just made sure that all … Continue reading »