Student Victim Report
Updated January 2015 - 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 dont get
Hamilton Co. Sheriff
Quote from IPS Superintendent Eugene White,
"Its an all-time low for our community when you start taking
advantage of defenseless children in the dark." Indystar 2/27/09
Indiana Teens Rank #1 in Teen Driving Deaths
Adolescent Sleep, School Start Times, and Teen Motor Vehicle Crashes
Youth Suicide in Indiana
* * * 2013 - 2014
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
Raped Nov. 13,
2013 - Clarke County sunrise 7:23 7 am
Girl walking to school abducted and sexually assaulted.
Hit by Car Nov.
22, 2013 - Indianapolis, Marion Co. sunrise 7:37
14-year old girl crossing street to school bus hurled 20 feet when
struck by hit & run
driver. Seriously injured.
3 Teens Hurt in Crash - Mar. 17,
2014 Indianapolis, Marion Co. sunrise 7:53 6:45 am
3 Teens seriously hurt when passenger car and a school bus collided at
65th & Keystone
* * * 2012 - 2013 School Year * * *
Two 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.
Approached Oct. 1, 2012 Fishers, Hamilton Co. sunrise 7:14
Man going to bus stops asking kids to get into his car.
Hit by car Oct. 10, 2012 Ft. Wayne, Allen Co. sunrise 6:45
13-yr. old girl struck by car without lights. Driver fled scene. Girl
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
Man Hit By School Bus, Died
Nov. 12, 2012 South Bend, St. Joseph Co. sunrise 7:30 7
Man hit by school bus died Jan. 18. Driver couldnt see him in dark.
Hit by car Jan. 18, 2013
Kokomo, Howard Co. sunrise 8:04 7:38 am
12-yr. old boy hit by car. Transported by helicopter to Riley Hospital
Killed Feb. 14, 2013
Liberty, Union Co. sunrise 7:43 7:09 a.m.
8-yr. old boy crossing to bus was struck by 20-yr old girl plugging in
Hit by Car March 11, 2013
Columbus, Bartholomew Co. sunrise 8:01 7:04 a.m.
13-yr. boy crossing in crosswalk on way to catch bus hit. Transported
* * * 2011 - 2012 School Year * * *
Attempted Abduction Sept. 14, 2011 Etna Green, Kosciusko Co.
sunrise 7:23 6:45
13 yr.-old girl waiting for school bus. Man in pick-up truck
attempted to grab her.
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
Hit by car Sept. 28, 2011 Jasonville, Greene Co. sunrise 7:41
17 yr.-old girl struck while walking to school. Airlifted to
Hit by car Oct. 5, 2011 Noblesville, Hamilton Co.
9 yr.-old boy hit while waiting for school bus. He ran into the path
of a car. He
was reported in serious condition.
Attempted Abduction Oct.
18, 2011 Brownsburg, Hendricks Co. sunrise 7:59 7:57
Woman tried to lure jr. high student waiting at bus stop
into her car.
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
with broken pelvis.
Hit by car Dec. 15, 2011 Millgrove, Blackford Co . sunrise 7:58
2nd grade boy preparing to get on bus, hit by 18-yr. old girl who
Hit by car December 20, 2011 Carbon, Clay Co. sunrise 8:04
15-yr. old boy saved child at bus stop. Seriously injured when hit by
ignored bus signals.
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
Bus hit by Car March 2, 2012 Bargersville, Johnson Co. sunrise 7:15
In predawn a car swerved in the path of a school bus. One child
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
* * * 2010-2011 School Year * * *
Approached Sept. 21, 2010 - Tippecanoe Co.
sunrise 7:35 early morning
Strangers approaching students at bus stops offering rides.
Abduction Oct. 6, 2010 - Indianapolis, Marion Co. sunrise 7:14
Attempted abduction of Perry-Meridian 15-yr. old.
1 Killed 1 Injured, Oct. 7, 2010 - New Castle, Henry Co
. sunrise 7:43 7:15 am
2 boys struck by 27-yr. veteran teacher, one killed, one
with broken neck.
Hit by car Oct. 18, 2010 - West Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co. sunrise 8:04
Purdue freshman hit by car. Hospitalized, originally in critical
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.
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.
Abduction Nov. 1, 2010 - Lawrence, Marion Co. sunrise 8:13
Attempted abduction of 15-yr. old in Lawrence.
Robbed Nov. 12, 2010 - Indianapolis, Marion Co.
Westside teenage girl robbed at knife point while waiting for school
Assault Dec. 9, 2010 - Indianapolis, Marion Co.
sunrise 7:54 7 am
Indianapolis student attacked at her bus stop. Students chased
Abduction Jan. 20, 2011 New Haven, Allen Co. sunrise 8:01
Attempt 15-yr. girl walking to school pulled into van. Bit her
assailant & escaped.
Rape Feb. 28, 2011 South Bend, St. Joseph Co. sunrise 7:22
12-yr. girl abducted by two men at school bus stop and raped.
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
Robbed Apr. 22, 2011 Lawrence, Marion Co. sunrise 6:57
At bus stop, 15-year old teen robbed at gun point by three people.
* * * 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
* * * 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.
Rape Nov. 6, 2009 Indianapolis,
Marion Co. sunrise 7:20 6:30 am
15-yr. girl walking to school bus, attacked & raped in alley.
Indianapolis Star, Metro on the Go, Nov. 7,2009, p A20
Rape Dec. 10, 2008 Portland, Jay Co.
sunrise 7:52 7:20 am
12-yr. old girl walking to school abducted & raped.
Killed Jan. 6, 2009 Carmel, Hamilton Co. sunrise 8:06
15-yr. old boy Ziang Ke, run over by his school bus. Killed.
Robbed & Beaten Jan. 22, 2009 Indianapolis, Marion Co.
sunrise 8:01 abt .
5 students beaten & robbed at bus stops.
Robbed at Gun Point Jan. 27, 2009 Indianapolis, Marion Co.
sunrise 7:57 6:40
2 brothers (13 & 14 yr.-old) robbed at gun point at school
* * * 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.
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
student reported being seized about 7 a.m. while waiting alone in the
dark for her
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.
Killed Oct. 2, 2007 Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co. sunrise 7:45
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
couldnt see the child.