A possible school abduction is under investigation in the Cedar Rapids suburb of Marion.Officials at Vernon Middle School believe a 12-year-old girl was kidnapped from school grounds yesterday. Marion police say the girl was found disoriented and lying in a yard about seven blocks away. The school went into “immediate lockdown” mode. The principal says on a typical day, all but two doors are locked. The unidentified student was taken to a hospital for observation. Regina Spurgin has a child at the school and says children just aren’t safe at school.Spurgin says the kids need more training in how to deal with abduction situations, perhaps self-defense.No arrests have been made.
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