It’s been nearly a month since an 18-year-old girl was raped while she was babysitting in an Antioch park.
On Thursday, News 2 went to Hamilton Creek Park with the mother of the twins the girl was babysitting.
It was the first time Shannon Radel had been back to the trail where her babysitter was attacked while her twins were there with her.
“I just picture her running out,” said Radel. “And my boys. And there was no one to help her. And the camera’s right there.”
Radel is talking about the park’s surveillance camera. She believes because the camera is pointed toward the parking lot, it could have captured the assailant’s car– even his license plate.
But the camera wasn’t recording. News 2 found out there are 17 non-functioning cameras across Metro’s public parks.
With a total of 61 cameras, that’s more than one quarter of Metro Park cameras that don’t work. (continue reading)