You never get used to hearing the chilling stories of child abduction, and you never once imagine that it could happen to your kid. As a parent, all you want is to protect your child and keep them safe. The first step to protecting your kids from potential abductors is knowing the facts.
The chances of being abducted are far more likely to happen to children than adults. In the United States alone, a child goes missing every 40 seconds resulting in nearly 800,000 missing children a year.
There are three distinct types of kidnapping: family kidnapping, acquaintance kidnapping, and stranger kidnapping. Most parents fear their child will be kidnapped by a stranger. Surprisingly, it’s less common. Continue reading to find out which type of kidnapping is most likely to occur.