Gossips received the following press release from the Hudson Police Department this afternoon.
On Thursday, November 16, 2023, the Hudson Police Department received a call around noon about a reported possible child kidnapping attempt of a 10-year-old child. The child was walking down Harry Howard Avenue in the area of the Crosswinds Apartments when he was approached by a white van driven by white male, reported be in his 30s, who spoke Spanish. The driver stopped near the child and told the child to to get in the van.
The child ran to his 13-year-old sister for safety. The sister witnessed the van stop but was too far away to hear what the driver said. A picture of the suspect’s van was obtained through video surveillance in the area.
The child and family are currently safe. This is an ongoing active investigation.
Your cooperation is crucial, and we encourage anyone with information to contact the Hudson Police Department at 518-828-3388. Updates will follow as the investigation progresses.
"We understand the concern this incident has raised in our community. The safety of our residents, especially our children, is our top priority. Rest assured, we are working tirelessly on this investigation. Our commitment to ensuring the well-being of every individual remains unwavering. Updates will be shared as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.”--Chief Franklin