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Student Victim Report

updated September 5, 2013

This list includes only incidents that were reported in the news. "This list is just the tip of the iceberg. For every incident that makes the newspapers there are probably 10 lesser incidents that don’t get coverage." former Hamilton Co. Sheriff

Quote from IPS Superintendent Eugene White, "It’s an all-time low for our community when you start taking advantage of defenseless children in the dark." Indystar 2/27/09

* * * 2013-1014 School Year * * *

Attacked, Robbed at bus stop   Aug. 21, 2013 Gary, Lake Co. sunrise 6:05        6 am
2 men and 2 women threatened, slapped students for lunch money and electronics.
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2013/08/21/middle-school-students-attacked-in-robbery-attempt-at-gary-bus-stop/

* * * 2012-2013 School Year * * *

Approached   Oct. 1, 2012 – Fishers, Hamilton Co.   sunrise 7:14          7:00 am
Man going to bus stops asking kids to get into his car. http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2012210010323

Hit by car   Sept. 28, 2012 - West Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co.   sunrise 7:42     6:30 am
Brother and sister hit crossing to bus by hit-and-run driver. Hospitalized.
http://www.wlfi.com/dpp/news/local/brother-and-sister-struck-by-car-while-trying-to-get-on-school-bus

Hit by car   Oct. 10, 2012 – Ft. Wayne, Allen Co.    sunrise 6:45    7:47 am
13-yr. old girl struck by car without lights. Driver fled scene. Girl critical. http://www.indianasnewscenter.com/news/local/173469351.html

Hit by Car   Oct. 11, 2012 – Decatur, Adams Co. sunrise 7:47    7 am
7-yr. old boy crossing to the bus was stop hit by pick-up truck. In intensive care. http://www.wane.com/dpp/traffic/incidents/7-year-old-hit-by-pick-up-truck-on-his-way-to-bus-stop

* * * 2011-2012 School Year * * *

Attempted   Sept. 14, 2011 – Etna Green, Kosciusko Co.    sunrise 7:23     6:45 am
Abduction 13 yr.-old girl waiting for school bus. Man in pick-up truck attempted to grab her.
http://www.timesuniononline.com/main.asp?SectionID=82&SubSectionID=353&ArticleID=58056

Hit by car   Sept. 27, 2011 – Russiaville, Howard Co.   sunrise 7:37   7 am
13-yr. old boy crossing road to bus hit by car. Airlifted to Indianapolis.
http://kokomotribune.com/local/x1173958133/Russiaville-teen-struck-by-vehicle

Hit by car   Sept. 28, 2011 – Jasonville, Greene Co.   sunrise 7:41   7 am
17 yr.-old girl struck while walking to school. Airlifted to Indianapolis. http://www.wthitv.com/dpp/news/indiana/teen-struck-by-car-early-Wednesday-morning

Hit by car   Oct. 5, 2011 – Noblesville, Hamilton Co.   sunrise 7:44   6:58am
9 yr.-old boy hit while waiting for school bus. He ran into the path of a car. He
was reported in serious condition.
http://www.fox59.com/news/wxin-young-boy-hit-by-vehicle-while-waiting-for-bus-111005,0,5839449,print.column

Attempted   Oct. 18, 2011 – Brownsburg, Hendricks Co.   sunrise 7:59   7:57 am
Abduction Woman tried to lure jr. high student waiting at bus stop into her car.
http://www.wthr.com/story/15723523/brownsburg-middle-school-student-reports-attempted-abduction?clienttype=printable

Hit by car   Dec. 12, 2011 – Bretzville, Dubois Co.   sunrise   7:56   7:35 am
18-yr. boy old shoved kindergartener to safety & was hit by car that left the road. The Herald (newspaper for Jasper, IN) Student in Terre Haute trauma center with broken pelvis.

Hit by car   Dec. 15, 2011 – Millgrove, Blackford Co .   sunrise 7:58   6:51 am
2nd grade boy preparing to get on bus, hit by 18-yr. old girl who ignored signals.
http://www.thestarpress.com/article/20111215/NEWS01/111215007/1/7daysarchives/Blackford-second-grader-struck-by-car-while-crossing-get-bus

Hit by car   December 20, 2011 – Carbon, Clay Co.   sunrise 8:04   7:22 am
15-yr. old boy saved child at bus stop. Seriously injured when hit by driver who
ignored bus signals.
http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/print/1796438.html

Hit by car   January 27, 2012 – Ft. Wayne, Allen Co.   sunrise 7:56   7 am
12-yr. old girl hit while crossing street by driver with suspended license.
http://www.wane.com/dpp/traffic/incidents/police-dispatch-pedestrian-struck-on-sherman-blvd-tbr

Bus hit by Car   March 2, 2012 – Bargersville, Johnson Co.  sunrise 7:15   6:30 am
In predawn a car swerved in the path of a school bus. One child injured.
http://www.wthr.com/story/17063032/school-bus-involved-in-crash-on-sr-44-in-johnson-county?clienttype=printable

Bus crash   March 12, 2012 – Indianapolis, Marion Co.  sunrise 8:00    7:43 am
Driver & Bus crash. Driver and child killed. 10 injured, 2 critically. Foot amputated.
Student killed
http://www.indystar.com/article/20120313/LOCAL18/203130308

Bus hit by car   March 16, 2012 – Wane, Noble Co.   sunrise 7:51    7 am
School bus hit with 6 students on board. Car burned. No children hurt.
http://www.wane.com/dpp/traffic/incidents/school-bus-hit-with-six-students-on-board

* * * 2010-2011 School Year * * *

Approached   Sept. 21, 2010 - Tippecanoe Co.   sunrise 7:35    early morning
Strangers approaching students at bus stops offering rides.
http://www.wlfi.com/dpp/news/local/Police-investigating-reports-of-strangers-at-bus-stops

Attempted Abduction   Oct. 6, 2010 - Indianapolis, Marion Co.   sunrise 7:14    6:20 am
Attempted abduction of Perry-Meridian 15-yr. old.
http://www.indystar.com/article/20101006/NEWS02/10060370/Girl-flees-from

1 Killed   Oct. 7, 2010 - New Castle, Henry Co . sunrise 7:43    7:15 am
1 Injured,  2 boys struck by 27-yr. veteran teacher, one killed, one with broken neck.
http://www.indy.com/posts/students-stop-walking-to-new-castle-school-after-death

Hit by car   Oct. 18, 2010 - West Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co.  sunrise 8:04    7 am
Purdue freshman hit by car. Hospitalized, originally in critical condition.
http://www.jconline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=201010190332

Rape   Oct. 20, 2010 - Ft. Wayne, Allen Co.   sunrise 7:57    7 am
14-year old Ft. Wayne girl abducted at bus stop and raped.
http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20101022/LOCAL07/310229955

Attempted Rape   Oct. 29, 2010 South Bend, St. Joseph Co.   sunrise 8:13   7:15-7:25 am
13-yr. old. girl drug into alley and rape attempted.
http://www.southbendtribune.com/article/20101029/News01/101029279

Attempted Abduction    Nov. 1, 2010 - Lawrence, Marion Co.   sunrise 8:13    7 am
Attempted abduction of 15-yr. old in Lawrence.
http://www.wthr.com/story/13422236/lawrence-police-investigate-attempted-child-abduction?clienttype=printable

Robbed    Nov. 12, 2010 - Indianapolis, Marion Co.   sunrise    7:26
Westside teenage girl robbed at knife point while waiting for school bus.
http://www.fox59.com/news/wxin-girl-mugged-while-waiting-for-111210,0,7990990.story

Assault    Dec. 9, 2010 - Indianapolis, Marion Co.   sunrise 7:54    7 am
Indianapolis student attacked at her bus stop. Students chased suspect.
http://www.indystar.com/article/201012091017/NEWS02/12090482

Abduction    Jan. 20, 2011 – New Haven, Allen Co.   sunrise 8:01    6:45 am
Attempt 15-yr. girl walking to school pulled into van. Bit her assailant & escaped.
http://www.journalgazette.net/article/2011301219964

Rape    Feb. 28, 2011 – South Bend, St. Joseph Co.   sunrise 7:22    6:45 am
12-yr. girl abducted by two men at school bus stop and raped.
http://www.southbendtribune.com/article/20110228/News01/110229553

Attempt Abduction    Mar. 25, 2011 – Fort Wayne, Allen Co.   sunrise 7:37    morning
15-yr. old girl walking to school. Man tried to force her into a car.
http://www.journalgazette.net/article/2011303259970

Robbed    Apr. 22, 2011 – Lawrence, Marion Co.   sunrise 6:57    6:15 am
At bus stop, 15-year old teen robbed at gun point by three people.
http://www.wthr.com/story/14496093/police-investigate-robbery-at-school-bus-stop

* * * 2009-2010 School Year * * *

Robbed at Gun Point   Sept. 11, 2009 - Indianapolis, Marion Co.  sunrise 7:22 abt. 7:10 am
13-yr.-old girl robbed at gun point waiting for school bus. Her mother witnessed the attack.

* * * 2008-2009 School Year * * *

Killed    Sept. 6, 2008 – Indianapolis, Marion Co.   sunrise 7:17    5:45 am
Boy hit and killed by pick-up truck while walking to school.
Rape Dec. 10, 2008 – Portland, Jay Co. sunrise 7:52 abt. 7:20 am
12-yr. old girl walking to school abducted & raped.
http://www.indy.com/posts/man-held-in-abduction-and-rape-of-girl-12

Killed    Jan. 6, 2009 – Carmel, Hamilton Co.   sunrise 8:06    6:45 am
15-yr. old boy Ziang Ke, run over by his school bus. Killed.
http://www.indy.com/posts/police-bus-ran-over-carmel-teen

Robbed & Beaten   Jan. 22, 2009 – Indianapolis, Marion Co.   sunrise 8:01 abt   . 6:30 am
5 students beaten & robbed at bus stops.
http://www.indy.com/posts/robbers-target-students-at-bus-stops

Robbed at Gun Point   Jan. 27, 2009 – Indianapolis, Marion Co.   sunrise 7:57    6:40 am
2 brothers (13 & 14 yr.-old) robbed at gun point at school bus stop
http://www.indy.com/posts/another-indianapolis-bus-stop-robbery-reported

* * * 2007 * * *

Raped   Mar. 5, 2007 – Fishers, Hamilton Co.   sunrise 7:12    6:50 am
15 yr.-old Fishers girl abducted and raped while waiting at bus stop. http://www.topix.com/forum/city/carmel-in/T0GD1E88N7DAEUPV7

Raped   Mar. 23, 2007 – Indianapolis, Marion Co.   sunrise 7:44    7 am
14 yr.-old girl abducted from bus stop and raped. “The Marshall Middle School
student reported being seized about 7 a.m. while waiting alone in the dark for her
bus.” IndyStar
http://www.newnation.com/forums/showthread.php?t=101254

Killed   April 3, 2007 – Fremont, Steuben Co.   sunrise 7:20    6:55 am
12-yr. old, Patricia Tink, run over and killed by her school bus.
http://www.ncsbs.org/crash-reports-2007/girl-hit-by-school-bus.htmhtt

Killed   Oct. 2, 2007 – Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co.  sunrise 7:45    7:20 am
6-yr-old Dynasty Wortham, first grade student walking to school with her brother and sister, was hit by a car and killed. The driver couldn’t see the child.
http://www.wthr.com/story/7161310/first-grader-killed-while-walkingtoshool?clienttype=printable

 

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