“Officers said that Danielle Kah chased after her child’s father’s car on Sedler Street, ramming it from behind until he stopped. When the father stopped, police said, Kah opened the door of his car and took their 4-year-old daughter, then fled into a nearby wooded area.”
A classic case of domestic violence by a woman against a man, and what do we get from the police and the media?
1) She rams his care repeatedly, endangering him and his daughter, then absconds with the girl into the forest. Yet all she is charged with is endangering a child because the girl didn’t have her jacket on.
2) No mention of whether the father was injured.
3) No mention of “domestic violence.”
4) A ludicrous $2,000 bond–far lower than what men arrested for domestic violence get, even though many of those arrests are questionable, to say the least.
What would happen if a father repeatedly rammed his ex-wife’s car while the little girl was in inside, and then absconded with her? There’d be an Amber Alert and he’d be headed to prison.
The story is below–thanks to Mike in Savannah for sending it to me.
Mother Charged After Taking Child Out In Cold
CINCINNATI — Cincinnati police have charged a woman with child endangering after a strange incident on Tuesday afternoon.
Officers said that Danielle Kah chased after her child’s father’s car on Sedler Street, ramming it from behind until he stopped.
When the father stopped, police said, Kah opened the door of his car and took their 4-year-old daughter, then fled into a nearby wooded area.
Police said the child was not dressed for the freezing temperatures.
Officers were able to find Kah and her child and take them into custody.
The child was not seriously hurt.
Bond for Kah was set at $2,000 on Wednesday.
[Late note: Hugo, a reader, writes:
“I just called the news station and asked if they intended to do a follow-up story on this case in order to find out why the police were not charging Ms. Kah with Domestic violence, Child abduction, interfering with custody, etc.
“I was told ‘that’s a very good question. I’ll pass it along, and see if we can look into that.’
If you are curious as I was, you also may wish to call them. Their contact info is:
Main Number: (513) 412-5000
1700 Young Street
Cincinnati, Ohio. 45202]