Detroit police officers rescue 4 kidnapped children during traffic stop

DETROIT — Two Detroit police officers are being credited with rescuing a group of kidnapped children during a traffic stop.

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In a Facebook post, the Detroit Police Department said two of its officers asked a woman what school her children attended during a traffic stop, and when she couldn’t give a good answer, they began questioning the children. The children told police they didn’t know the driver, and police were able to get the children to safety.

This week these two officers did a traffic stop, during the stop of violating a red light, the driver expressed she was...

Posted by Eighth Precinct Community on Thursday, December 2, 2021

Prosecutors say Stephanie Binder kidnapped the children while they were walking to school in the city, WXYZ reported. She has been charged with four counts of kidnapping.

The children, ages 11, 8, 7 and 5, are siblings, and were returned to their family.