Coded text message saves girl kidnapped by sex offender in Florida, authorities say
A woman said she received a text message from the girl with the code word — "blueberry pie" — along with a message telling her to call police. Deputies began working to locate the girl's phone. The girl then sent text messages saying "Twist" had taken her in a car that broke down on the side of the road, according to the report.Authorities found the girl and Brown on Interstate 10, the report states.The girl told police Brown came to her house, ordered her to leave and said if she didn't, she would get hurt.
DAVIE, Fla. -- Authorities are searching a lake in South Florida after a witness called police saying an alligator attacked a woman walking her dogs in a park. The caller reported seeing the alligator drag the woman into the lake at about 9:45 a.m. Friday.
Davie police tellthat officers responding to Silver Lakes Rotary Nature Park found a dog on a leash but no signs of the woman.
Trappers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are at the scene, looking for the alligator.
According to the Sun Sentinel report, Davie Police Maj. Dale Engle said the woman's dogs would not leave the pond as divers searched for her Friday morning. Engle said one of the dogs also was bitten by the alligator.
CBS Miami reports the park is very popular. People go there to walk, walk their dogs and picnic. There are two lakes at the park and the reported attack happened in what is referred to as the North Lake.
Edwin Gomez is at the park nearly every day.
"I saw the gator yesterday, it responds in a natural way. It's sad to hear someone got hit by the gator," he said.
The park is surrounded by homes. Neighbors say they often see people walking their dogs around the lakes and have even seen kids go swimming in them.
Roommates Charged With Murder in Death of Nebraska Woman Who Vanished After Tinder Date .
Sydney Loofe, 24, disappeared after posting a photo to Snapchat with the caption “Ready for my date on Nov. 15, 2017.Two roommates long suspected in the death of a Nebraska woman who vanished after she met one of the pair for a date have been charged with her murder, officials said.