Parents Reacting to Attempted Kidnapping

CRESWELL, Ore. — An attempted kidnapping has the Creswell community on high alert. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says it happened at the corner of South 7th Street and Barber Drive around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. They say a mom called in, to report that a man claiming to know her tried to lure her son … Continue reading »

Attempted Child Abduction in Creswell

CRESWELL, Ore. — Police are warning students and staff at Creswell Middle School about an attempted child abduction. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says it happened Tuesday at about 2:30 p.m. on South 7th and Barber Drive. The student says he was walking home, when a man approached him and told him to get into … Continue reading »

Police Search for Attempted Kidnapper

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Police Department is still looking for a man who they say tried to kidnap a woman Saturday afternoon. Leslie Thomas says she was running along Pre’s Trail near the D Street boat landing when she was attacked. As she was running, she passed a man on a bike who knocked … Continue reading »

Attempted Kidnapping Victim Speaks

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police are looking for a man who they said tried to kidnap a woman near the West D Street boat landing. The victim said it was a terrifying experience and she’s hopeful sharing her story will make others more aware of their surroundings. Leslie Thomas started her Saturday with a run … Continue reading »

Attempted Kidnapping Info Sought

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police officers are still looking into a possible kidnapping from Wednesday night. Officers say a witness called in the incident just before 8 p.m. The witness says it happened near the O Bar and Grill in Eugene. The witness said an older four-door, dark-colored sedan pulled right up along Commons Drive. … Continue reading »

Police Looking for Attempted Kidnappers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police are looking for four men who tried to kidnap a woman in Springfield Saturday. Police say a 20 year-old woman was walking home near 12th and G Street around 9 p.m. Saturday night when a dark blue Cadillac pulled up next to her and the men inside asked her if she … Continue reading »

Sketch of Attempted Kidnapper Released

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police released a sketch of a man who allegedly tried to kidnap a toddler in early May. Police say on May 7 the suspect broke into a home in a neighborhood off River Road and tried to take the girl. The toddler’s mother was in the kitchen when she heard the door … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Update Suspect Description

EUGENE, Ore. — Police have released an updated description Tuesday of the man who allegedly attempted to kidnap a toddler in the River Road area a couple weeks ago. Eugene police say the suspect was wearing a unique T-shirt similar to the one pictured on the right. His shirt was dark blue and the entire … Continue reading »

Police Look for Attempted Kidnapper

EUGENE, Ore. — A toddler is safe after her mother pried her from the clutches of a kidnapper Tuesday night. Eugene police are still looking for the man who broke into the home and tried to take the girl. Police say the incident happened in a neighborhood off River Road. The toddler’s mother was in … Continue reading »