Woman arrested for attempting to kidnap children at Atlanta airport

A woman is being held in Clayton County Jail without bond after being accused of trying to abduct children at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport early Monday morning.

Officers were called to the airport around 5 a.m. after receiving a call regarding a fight between Esther Daniels and a family in the airport's atrium.

According to the family, Daniels attempted to grab a stroller with a child in it and run away, but the mother quickly grabbed the stroller back. Daniels then attempted to grab one of the other children, the mother screamed for help as her husband grabbed their child.

When officers arrived at the atrium, Daniels was spotted talking on the phone. The officer said she appeared "to be experiencing mental distress," took of running from the officer and charged at the family she allegedly tried to abduct children from.

With a struggle, the officer managed to get the woman to the ground and apprehend her. While being transported to the police precinct Daniels remained combative and uncooperative. Upon arrival, she was placed in a wheelchair and EMS transported her to Grady Memorial Hospital for assistance.

She is charged with kidnapping and obstruction.


By: Juggernaut (19967.50)

Tags: wtf, attempted kidnapping

Location: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), 6000 N Terminal Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30320, USA