‘…she ran to me and said she needed her mom’

Police talking to ‘person of interest’ in Lancaster girl’s abduction

Annie McCormick
ABC Action News
Philadelphia, PA

…It was 2 1/2 hours of terror for Jaimee when her 5-year-old daughter disappeared Thursday evening from the front yard of Smeal’s mother’s home in Lancaster Township.

A massive search got underway…

…More than 2 hours later, 15-year-old Temar Boggs and his friend Chris became heroes when they spotted the girl nearby in a man’s car on Betts Farm Drive.

They began following the car on their bicycles

“As soon as the guy realized we were chasing him, he stopped at the light and he let her out,” said Boggs. “And she ran to me and said she needed her mom.”

“I’m definitely grateful God was watching over her and brought her home,” said Jaimee.

“I believe it took courage for them to follow the car,” said Manheim-Lancaster Township Police Chief Neil Harkins, referring to the teenage boys. “The girl is here with us today.”…


The complete report is at ABC Action News




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