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Text Messages Lead Police to Kidnapped Girl

Girl Thwarts Kidnapping With Text Messaging Thankfully for a kidnapped 16 year-old girl from Wheatland, Oregon, her captor, 37-year-old David Anthony Faboo, did not take her cell phone.

According to the Sacramento Bee, the girl met Faboo via chat-rooms and MySpace. Faboo drove from his home in Hillsboro, Oregon (about an hour away) to meet the girl, then started to take her towards the state line. The girl quickly realized her error and started text-messaging her friend. With the cooperation of the girl's cell phone provider, the authorities were able to track her constant text messages and nabbed Faboo near Grants Pass, Oregon -- about 300 miles north of the girl's home in Wheatland.

We normally would suggest you not judge a book by its cover, but just look at this guy. To steal a joke from Zach Galifianakis -- this guy looks like he walked into a barber shop and asked for an Amber Alert.

From Sacbee.com

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Tags: abduct, crime, kidnapping, law, predator, sms, text messaging, TextMessaging

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