11-Year-Old Girl Who Fought Off Kidnapper Used Tip From Law and Order ‘SVU'

Law and Order: SVU star Mariska Hargitay which plays the (character Olivia Benson on SVU) is praising an alert 11-year-old fan of the long-running NBC show who defended herself against an alleged kidnapping attempt.

The girl used a tip from the series to help give police a way to identify the suspect. Her bravery and quick thinking got the attention of Olivia Benson herself.


“Alyssa, first and most important, I am so relieved and grateful to know that you are safe,” Hargitay wrote. “And I am so honored to be part of your incredible story. You are one BRAVE, Strong and Smart young woman. I think the SVU squad might have to add slime to their crimefighting gear! Take good care of yourself and each other. With all my love, your number one fan, Mariska.”