Donors consider if an abduction victim can also be a reward recipient

    There’s been much discussion since the abduction of a 5-year-old girl from the William C. Bryant elementary school earlier this year. Most of it focuses on school safety.

    More recently, officials have been considering what to do with the sizeable reward that was raised in an effort to bring her captors to justice. Some believe the victim herself should be entitled to the money.



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    According to NBC10, there’s more than $105,000 in reward money for information leading to an arrest in this case.

    Investigators have since been working with the victim. She has met with experts, was questioned by detectives and even took walks through the neighborhood where she was allegedly held.

    It was after one of these walks that detectives executed a search warrant on a home and took 19-year-old Christina Regusters into custody.

    While the investigation is still ongoing, “several” representatives involved in raising the reward money will consider giving the money to the victim.

    Pa. State Senator Anthony Hardy Williams is quoted as saying that the child has been “quite extraordinary” in terms of what she’s been able to maintain and the information she’s been able to share.

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