A “Help Me” Note Leads to the Rescue of a Kidnapped Texas Girl in Southern California

From an AP story headlined “A ‘help me’ sign leads to the rescue of a kidnapped Texas girl in Southern California”:

A 13-year-old girl kidnapped in Texas and sexually assaulted was rescued in Southern California when passersby saw her hold up a “help me” sign in a parked car, police and federal authorities said.

The rescue occurred in Long Beach, south of Los Angeles, when officers responded to a trouble call and found the “visibly emotional and distressed girl,” police said.