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12 Signs That Can Help You Recognize A Kidnapper

Thousands of children go missing every year all across the world. Kidnappers are excellent psychotherapists. They can quickly form a bond with a child, which they can then utilize to manipulate them.

To avoid getting kidnapped and to prevent a kidnapping, keep an eye out for such actions.


One of the most prevalent kidnapping techniques is to simply ask a child for assistance. If you see something like this, it could be a warning sign, because normal adults don't approach strangers for aid! If an adult has a problem (such as losing a dog or cat, or being unable to open a car door because their hands are occupied with heavy baggage), they will always seek assistance from another adult, never a child.


2. You may believe that a youngster is merely misbehaving if they are sobbing, attempting to release their hand, or yelling. However, if the child is beyond hysterical, you should come over and inquire about his or her well-being. Don't be scared to inquire as to who the adult is to the child. Because you've memorized their face, if this is a kidnapper, they'll most likely flee.


3. People that circle parks and watch children are suspicious. Take a picture of them in such a way that they will notice it. A kidnapper will be scared away by this easy deed.


4. Children are extremely trustworthy and open. If kids are provided candy or toys, or if kidnappers promise to show them a cool item if they go to the car, it is clear that they are being held captive. Ordinary adults do not give gifts to strangers or invite them to their automobiles.


5. Kidnappers may have extensive knowledge of a child's family. Even adults, let alone youngsters, would be skeptical of such preparation. A criminal can acquire even the tiniest details via social media, such as the names of relatives or coworkers of the parents, the gifts they received for their birthdays, the appearance of their room, and so on. They can use all of this information to pose as a friend or a parent's coworker. They can claim that their mother is in the hospital and that they need to pay her a visit right now. You can't dismiss this type of behavior if you see it. This is kidnapping in 9 out of 10 cases.


6. Kidnappers sometimes employ other children as bait, sending them to get to know their intended victims. The problem is that most children have no idea what "stranger" means. The majority of the time, they believe kidnappers are enraged males with beards and sunglasses. Kidnappers can be nice women or children. If you see a child escorting another child away from the playground, you should approach them and inquire about their relationship and where they are going.


7. You should be aware that an automobile driving slowly down the street and pulling up near to a child is a warning sign. A kidnapper is clearly present if a motorist asks a child for directions or invites them to get inside the car. A regular driver might ask adults, police officers, or just use a GPS to find out where they are going.


8. There have been reports of children being kidnapped after being promised a ride on a motorcycle. Few boys can say no to such an offer. If you see something like this, think about it: what reasonable motorcyclist would ask an unfamiliar child to join him on a bike ride?


9. Kidnappers frequently claim to be film producers or photographers when they kidnap children. This is most effective with older children, between the ages of 10 and 11. Kidnappers gain their trust by flattering them and promising fame and fortune. It's self-evident that actual professionals don't look for actresses and models in playgrounds and on the streets; instead, they go to schools and hold real castings.


10. It's difficult to remain cautious when kidnappers claim to be police officers and urge a youngster to accompany them because the child has done something wrong. Even grownups find someone in uniform to be trustworthy. Any actual police officer, on the other hand, will look for a child's parents first and will not refuse assistance if you offer it. If you intervene and ask the supposed police to show you his or her ID and observe that he or she seems scared, you can take a picture of the cop to either scare him away or identify him.


11. If you notice a child calling an adult "Mister" or "Miss," this is a red flag to be aware of. Children rarely address individuals they know in this manner.


12. A very apparent difference in the appearance of a child and an adult who are together should also cause you concern. This is, of course, an oblique sign of kidnapping. When combined with the other symptoms, it can be a lead that leads to the prevention of an abduction.

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