Scare for Kennedy Kid

Scary news from the Kennedy clan last week -Saoirse Roisin Hill, the 10-year-old daughter of Courtney Kennedy (daughter of Bobby and Ethel) and Paul Hill, the exonerated former Irish political prisoner, was targeted for abduction just outside the family's famous Hyannisport compound in Cape Cod.

According to a report in the Irish Daily Mail, Saoirse was walking to the compound after playing tennis and was approached by two men in a van, one of whom asked if she wanted a ride home. The undoubtedly shaken youngster quickly ran from the scene.

In an interview with the newspaper, Hill recounted the family's horror when they discovered what happened to Saoirse. "She was very upset," he said. "The white van drove away. A couple of people heard her screaming and contacted the cops. We're all very upset."

Saoirse, the only child of Kennedy and Hill, wasn't likely targeted because of her famous family lineage, local police say, though they are investigating the incident further. Ethel Kennedy has apparently sent around an email to other folks living nearby warning them of possible danger.

"I hope it's a random incident as opposed to anything else," said Hill.

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