Chester woman charged in kidnapping of 11-year-old

Police arrested a 48-year-old Chester woman they say kidnapped an 11-year-old girl from a bus stop. According to police, the girl was waiting to pick up her younger brother near her home in the Whispering

News 12 Staff

May 28, 2014, 8:56 PM

Updated 3,643 days ago

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Chester woman charged in kidnapping of 11-year-old
Police arrested a 48-year-old Chester woman they say kidnapped an 11-year-old girl from a bus stop.
According to police, the girl was waiting to pick up her younger brother near her home in the Whispering Hills condo complex in November. Police say Tonia McHenry-Bailey, who lives across the street, watched the girl and then took her to her home. They say McHenry-Bailey held the girl there for about 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, a missing persons report went out after the younger brother alerted his parents, who called police. Police say McHenry-Bailey then released the girl. The alleged abductor was arrested last week and released after posting bail. She is scheduled to appear in court in January.


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