‘Are your kids safe?’ Man hopes to save lives with child abduction prank

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(May 4, 2015) – Joeysalads is an entertainer that makes funny Vine videos and records YouTube pranks.

On Saturday he published a video where he approached parents at parks and asked them, “If I go over to your kid right now, will he or she talk to me or run away?”

Parents gave Joeysalads permission to approach their children and try to lure them from a busy playground with the help of a cute dog.

All of the parents that Joeysalads approached didn’t think their children would interact with him. And they were shocked to see that wasn’t the case.

Joeysalads says over 700 children are abducted each day.

“Are your kids safe?” he asks.

Joeysalads hopes his social experiment will make parents and children more aware and save lives.