Missing child from Fort Worth kidnapped

Multiple Fort Worth PD officers are on scene in the area of 2900 6th Ave in the Ryan Place neighborhood of central / south central Fort Worth for a missing child.

Reports indicate this is a kidnapping. Fort Worth police were dispatched to the scene around 6:37pm this evening.

Update – Police say Salem Sabatka was the victim. She is an 8-year-old white female with brown hair and blue eyes. 4’5”, 56 lbs. No additional details at this time. Police say the suspect is a bald caramel/black skin 40-year-old male who picked up Salem from the street. She was walking with her mother, who attempted to gain access to the suspect’s vehicle, but was unsuccessful.

When abducted, she was wearing a teal t-shirt and green leggings.

The suspect’s vehicle description is a gray 4-door sedan, alloy wheels with light tint with paper tag/license plates.


*Update – Fort Worth PD says Salem Sabatka has been located safe. The suspect is in custody. No further details.