fbpx Skip to content

Kidnapping and Abduction Report: 1st – 15th August 2018

Intelligence Fusion’s fortnightly report collating all incidents relating to abduction and kidnapping from across the globe. Full incident details are available to clients and subscribers. 


North America

Region Country Date and Time Incident Details
North America USA 02/08/2018 10:00 Man attempts to abduct a teenage girl in the McKinley Park in Chicago
North America USA 02/08/2018 08:15 12 year old female Chinese national kidnapped by a woman at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia
North America USA 03/08/2018 22:18 Man attempts to abduct a 13 year old girl on North Western Ave., in the Horner Park neighbourhood of Chicago
North America USA 03/08/2018 06:00 EMT carjacked and kidnapped by 3 armed individuals at 222-15 Merrick Blvd. in Queens, New York City; Victim released shortly after
North America USA 11/08/2018 12:00 5 year old girl abducted by her biological mother on W. 26th St. in the Little Village neighbourhood of Chicago
North America USA 12/08/2018 17:30 2 individuals attempt to abduct a 9 year old boy in the Norwood Park East Ave. neighbourhood of Chicago
North America Mexico 02/08/2018 10:00 Armed men kidnap 2 individuals in Chahuites, in the State of Oaxaca
North America Mexico 01/08/2018 12:00 Kidnapped girl rescued by authorities on Ignacio Zaragoza Rd. and Guelatao Ave. in Iztapalapa, in the State of Mexico
North America Mexico 01/08/2018 12:00 Man shot and wounded while resisting an attempted kidnapping in the Benito Juarez neighbourhood of Rio Blanco, in the State of Veracruz
North America Mexico 06/08/2018 08:00 6 alleged kidnappers arrested at a home in the Cazones neighbourhood of Poza Rica
North America Mexico 06/08/2018 19:00 Criminals attempt to extort a woman in the town of Calderitas, in the State of Quintana Roo, through a virtual kidnapping
North America Mexico 07/08/2018 12:00 Merchant kidnapped in the community of Tetelcingo, in Coscomatepec, in the State of Veracruz
North America Mexico 07/08/2018 12:00 Restaurant owner and a waitress kidnapped in the Ciudad Renacimiento area of Acapulco, in the State of Guerrero
North America Mexico 07/08/2018 12:00 Kidnapped student rescued in Escuintla, in the State of Chiapas; 4 kidnappers arrested
North America Mexico 09/08/2018 12:00 Kidnapped businessman rescued in the area between Contepec and Senguio, in the State of Michoacan
North America Mexico 09/08/2018 12:00 2 delivery truck drivers kidnapped in the area of Orizaba, in the State of Veracruz
North America Mexico 13/08/2018 08:00 Man and his son deprived of liberty in Paseo de la Constitucion neighbourhood, Tepic
North America Mexico 14/08/2018 08:45 Newly elected congresswoman kidnapped while travelling on the Mexican-Tuxpan highway in the State of Hidalgo


South America

Region Country Date and Time Incident Details
South America Bolivia 01/08/2018 18:00 9 officers of the FELCN ambushed by approximately 30 individuals near Potosi. Five were kidnapped.
South America Brazil 02/08/2018 18:00 UFRJ students kidnapped in Vicente de Carvalho, in the North Zone of Rio de Janeiro; Student rescued shortly after
South America Colombia 08/08/2018 12:00 3 off-duty soldiers kidnapped by ELN members on the road between Fortul and Tame in the Department of Arauca
South America Brazil 09/08/2018 06:00 Woman kidnapped and raped before jumping out of a moving car in the Vila Esperanca neighbourhood of the East Zone of Sao Paulo



Region Country Date and Time Incident Details
Africa Somalia 01/08/2018 00:01 Al Shabaab kidnap 6-year-old girl from her home in Harbole town, Gedo region
Africa South Africa 01/08/2018 12:00 7-month-old baby kidnapped from Newcastle taxi rank
Africa Mozambique 01/08/2018 12:00 South African businessman kidnapped north of Palma, Cabo Delgado province
Africa Libya 02/08/2018 13:40 Islamic preacher abducted by gunmen on his farm in Maguzawa village, Igabi LGA, in Kaduna State
Africa Guinea 02/08/2018 16:00 16-year-old boy kidnapped in Pita prefecture, Labe
Africa Uganda 02/08/2018 14:00 Ugandan national kidnapped and 3 other Ugandans shot and wounded in Kanugu
Africa South Africa 03/08/2018 00:01 Evander businessman reported missing. Two men were arrested in relation to his disappearance.
Africa North Sudan 04/08/2018 12:00 Farmer abducted by gunmen, Falluja, Tawila locality, North Darfur
Africa Libya 05/08/2018 00:01 Local citizen in Derna released after being kidnapped for several days
Africa Cameroon 04/08/2018 12:00 Memchum Valley deputy prefect kidnapped in Bamenda, North West Region
Africa Nigeria 05/08/2018 00:01 Man arrested for attempting to kidnap a woman in Minna, Niger State
Africa South Sudan 07/08/2018 17:00 13-year-old girl reported missing in Kongor County, Jonglei State. It is believed that she has been kidnapped by criminals in Panyagor.
Africa Zimbabwe 07/08/2018 00:01 Wife of opposition politician abducted and assaulted at Harare Central Police Station
Africa Mozambique 10/08/2018 19:00 Businessman kidnapped from his residence in Manica
Africa Libya 11/08/2018 00:01 2 people kidnapped from a petrol station in Zizaw, Muzuq
Africa Libya 12/08/2018 00:01 Director of African Airlines is kidnapped in Tripoli
Africa Libya 13/08/2018 00:01 Al Buqrah (cow) militia kidnap 5 residents from Souq al Juma, Tripoli


Middle East

Region Country Date and Time Incident Details
Middle East Syria 07/08/2018 12:00 Head of Health Directorate kidnapped by gunmen in Kherbat al-Jouz



Region Country Date and Time Incident Details
Asia Myanmar 02/08/2018 08:00 Villager detained by an armed group in Namtu Township
Asia Philippines 03/08/2018 12:00 19 year old kidnapped individual rescued by police in Tondo, Manila
Asia India 06/08/2018 02:00 Ola taxi driver carjacked in Sahnewal in Ludhiana district, Punjab
Asia Thailand 07/08/2018 22:38 A man who kidnapped a boy and threatened to stab two people was arrested in Pathum Thani, Bangkok


Region Country Date and Time Incident Details
Oceania Papua New Guinea 02/08/2018 12:00 Elder kidnapped and tortured on sorcery accuses in Tari, Hela Province


For further information on how to subscribe or recieve further details regarding kidnapping and abduction incidents worldwide, email info@intelligencefusion.co.uk or complete the Book a Demo form for your free demonstration of our intelligence platform.

Back to Reports & Resources

About the author

Book a demo