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Kidnapped girl found after 12 years
Missing Texas girl returned to her father after being kidnapped at 4 years old.
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Abducted in 2002, 4-year-old Sabrina Allen was taken by her non-custodial mother, Dara Llorens.

According to BuzzFeed, the warrant out for Dara's arrest stated that the 44-year-old “intentionally and knowingly abducted the child by restraining her so as to interfere substantially with her liberty, by moving her from one place to another.”

Dara took Sabrina and fled to Mexico in April 2002 after being ordered to turn the young girl over to her father. 

After 12 long years and a secret rescue mission, Sabrina has finally been returned back into the care of her father. Sabrina is now 17 years old and is still undergoing medical evaluation. What Sabrina endured or how she was treated is not yet clear.

How to protect your child

The thought of your child ever being abducted by any one is terrifying. Fear of what may happen to them or what they've been abducted for is enough to drive any parent crazy.

Take a look at the following articles on how to spot a potential predator and how to keep your child safe.

12 facts on child abductions
One minute she's there and the next she's gone. It is every parent's worst nightmare not to know where their child is, or what's happened to her.

SA's online predators
Are rapists grooming SA’s online kids for sexual assault?

Is your child's teacher a pervert?
How to check if there's a paedophile working near your child in SA. 
What is a 'stranger'?
Do your children know who pose a real threat and who can be trusted? Take this quiz and find out.

Can you trust your child’s nanny?
How much do you know about the person who looks after your child?

Do you know how to keep your child safe?

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