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LC control 85072244
LC classificationHV6595 HV6604 Criminology
Topical headingKidnapping
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Variant(s)Abduction of children
Child abduction
Child snatching
See alsosubdivision Kidnapping under names of individual persons
Offenses against the person
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Scope noteHere are entered works on the carrying away of a person, especially a child, by force or fraud, often with a demand for ransom or threat of physical injury.
Found inAmerican Heritage dict. (kidnapping; kidnaping)
LC database, Sept. 1, 2004 (child abduction; child snatching)