10 Brave Children Who Outsmarted Their Kidnappers

Benjamin Brockway

On June 8, 1994, Benjamin Brockway, 12, was riding along on his bike in Ottawa Hills, Ohio. A man and a teenage boy in a red truck pulled alongside, then grabbed the boy and took off. Despite being blindfolded, the boy ended up getting away and told the police everything he had heard, ending with their arrest.

Rebecca Savarese

12-year-old Rebecca Savarese was walking home alone from school on January 7, 1994, when an unknown man pulled up beside her with a handgun and kidnapped her. She held her breath and began panting, which scared the man. This gave her enough time to run away.