Cobbs Creek Comes Together

The Cobbs Creek community is more united following the abduction of a 5 year-old student who was taken from William C. Bryant Elementary School. There's a $85,000 reward in the case.

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A 5 year-old girl was abducted from William C. Bryant Elementary School on Jan. 14. Police are offering an $85,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the suspects. The Cobbs Creek community has become further unified, hoping justice comes soon.
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Boone's Barbershop is a block from Bryant Elementary in the 500 block of South 60th Street. School safety was the topic of conversation the day NBC10 stopped by.
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Sabu Wong, a barber at Boone's Barbershop since 1986, has a 5 year-old daughter who attends Bryant Elementary School. "The community is on high alert."
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"My daughter is in the girl's class," said Wong. "I think about that every day. It could've been her."
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Allen Attaway works at Nerue Car Wash, right across the street from the school. He asserted, "Whowever did it knows exactly what they were doing."
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A passerby on South 60th Street and the corner of Walton Streets.
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Stephanie (left), a mother of three kids at the school and Willie Gardner express that the Cobbs Creek community is unified. Gardner said, "Everybody knows everybody in this neighborhood."
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Karen Braxton has been a business owner in Cobbs Creek since 2010. Her shop is a few blocks from Bryant Elementary. "It ain't like it used to be. I just believe we have to really pray for our children," she said.
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Numerous businesses are within walking distance of Bryant school, including bodegas, salons, barbershops, a laundromat and pizza shops.
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The front entrance of the Williams C. Bryant Elementary School is adorned with a peacock mural.
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Brian Westbrook's image adorns the side of the school.
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