Video Shows the Moment 11-Year-Old Girl Escapes Abduction Attempt at Bus Stop

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This is the chilling moment an 11-year-old girl miraculously survived an abduction attempt at a bus stop in Florida.

Her quick-thinking also led to the kidnapper to be quickly tracked down and arrested.

Keep scrolling to check out to the dark footage.

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This is Alyssa Bonal.

  via CBS  

And most days, when she’s heading from school she waits at the bus stop.

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Two weeks ago, a man approached her.

  via ​Pensacola Police Department  

He spoke to her and made her feel uncomfortable.

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Alyssa told her mom…

And her mom then accompanied her to the bus stop every day too.

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But one day.

Alyssa’s mom couldn’t accompany her.

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And terrifyingly the same man came back.

With many believing he had been watching Alyssa every day since, waiting for her to be alone.

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The man can be seen pulling up alongside her.

Before getting out of his vehicle and running towards her.

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He was armed with a knife.

Alyssa immediately stood up and began running in the opposite direction.

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But the man quickly caught up with her.

  via ​Pensacola Police Department   

However Alyssa didn’t give in there and began fighting with the much bigger and older man.

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She can be seen punching and kicking the knife wielding man.

And eventually he falls to the ground.

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Alyssa also smeared blue slime onto his arms.

She had been playing with the slime – and realised (from watching Law & Order), that it was a good idea to smear the slime onto her attacker so that he could be more easily identified later on.

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The man then got up from the floor and ran back to his vehicle before driving off.

And after an extensive search he was eventually arrested – somewhat in thanks to the blue slime that was all over his arms.

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The man was identified as Jared Paul Stanga.

A 30-year-old suspect who was arrested later that day, Escambia County Sheriff Chip Simmons told reporters on Tuesday.

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Bonal explained:

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I was able to get the slime onto his upper arm and a little bit on his lower arm. knew that might be better evidence if the cops do find him.

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Bonal said she had learned about collecting evidence from her favorite TV show, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.”

And Alyssa’s mom backed up the claims.

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Her mom explained:


Her first words were, ‘Somebody tried to kidnap me. He grabbed me by my throat, and he had a knife. She said, ‘Mom, I had to leave some sort of evidence behind, like on Law & Order: SVU.’ We’ve watched probably every episode on Hulu.



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“She’s a smart cookie. She thinks on her toes.”

And thankfully, Alyssa is doing well.

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Her mother believes that she is doing well because she can’t comprehend exactly what happened.

But I guess the fact that she’s doing well and that she’s safe is good enough!

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Check out the chilling footage below.

It’s the stuff of nightmares.

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But things get better.

Remember when we told you her favourite show was Law & Order? Well, Mariska Hargitay, who stars on the show surprised Alyssa with a lovely video call.

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Take a look below.

How brave this 11-year-old is!

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