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Police: Woman tries snatching child from mom
ABC 13 KTRK-TV Houston ^ | 25 Oct 2012 | Eric Barajas reporting

Posted on 10/26/2012 6:18:02 AM PDT by smokingfrog

LEAGUE CITY, TX (KTRK) -- A woman waiting for her husband to get off of work almost had her baby snatched from her, and now the woman accused of trying to kidnap the baby is in jail.

The incident happened around 4:45pm in the parking lot of a grocery store in the 200 block of South Egret Bay Boulevard.

The woman was waiting for her husband to finish his shift. She had her one-year-old son sitting on her lap in the front seat of the car when another woman approached and tried to pull the baby out of her lap.

The mother was injured as she tried to fight off the suspect, who's been identified as 51-year-old Melany James. Thankfully, a bystander jumped in and put a stop to the attack.

"She was trying to roll the windows up and lock the doors and get the baby out of the way," League City Spokeswoman Kristi Wyatt said. "During the situation, the suspect actually scratched her several times in the face. A citizen who was actually in the store came out and intervened and tackled the woman and held her until police were able to get here and make an arrest."

(Excerpt) Read more at abclocal.go.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: goodsamaritan; kidnap
Video at link.

Also see: Ex-cop thwarted attempted kidnapping

1 posted on 10/26/2012 6:18:08 AM PDT by smokingfrog
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To: smokingfrog

Have any of the media tried to blame Rick Perry yet?


2 posted on 10/26/2012 6:30:44 AM PDT by Constitutionalist Conservative (I'm a constitutionalist, not a libertarian. Huge difference.)
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To: smokingfrog

The most frightening thing to me is the lack of involvement of people witnessing it. I agree with the ex-police officer, God sent her to intervene.


3 posted on 10/26/2012 6:33:02 AM PDT by TurkeyLurkey
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To: smokingfrog
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4 posted on 10/26/2012 6:38:07 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: TurkeyLurkey

I guess they don’t make’m like they used to.. I have intervened more than once in much less threatening situations, like bullying of checkout clerks, and line-jumpers.. I don’t care how big they are or how threatening they become.. screw’m..

There isn’t any doubt that I would have taken this Old Hag out on the spot, and gladly faced the consequences, if I had to..

I’m getting old, who will take my place??? Better hurry, I’m worried about tomorrow, when all of the real women, and men, die off..


5 posted on 10/26/2012 7:41:37 AM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
She doesn't look like she has had much happiness in her life...

These actions aren't going to help.

She should be glad it wasn't my Wife she'd tried to snatch a child from. It wouldn't be a sad mugshot, it'd be an autopsy photo...

6 posted on 10/26/2012 7:46:45 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: carlo3b
I’m getting old, who will take my place??? Better hurry, I’m worried about tomorrow, when all of the real women, and men, die off..

I hear you and wholeheartedly concur......

7 posted on 10/26/2012 9:06:19 AM PDT by Ron H. (America is drawing on its last breaths. Look to the heavens for He is nigh.)
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