Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Garcia Charged With Kidnapping Child From Vista Del Sol Mobile Home Park In New Mexico

Philip García

Neighbor witnessed kidnapping and chased child abductor until the suspect crashed.

By H. Nelson Goodson
August 17, 2011

Albuquerque - On Tuesday, Philip García, 29, was charged with one felony count each, kidnapping with causing great bodily harm, child abuse and tampering with evidence in connection with kidnapping a 6-year-old girl on Monday from the Vista del Sol mobile home park. The criminal complaint states, the 6-year-old child had just left a neighbor's home after borrowing a package of tortillas and was walking back home when she was abducted. García grabbed the girl from the sidewalk and put her in his van.
The neighbor, Antonio Diaz Chacón noticed the abduction and chased García down the road until he crashed into a pole and then fled the scene. Chacón was able to retrieve the child from the van and then took her home. He is being credited for rescuing the child.
García later returned to the van and was arrested by police. Police found a package of torillas and orange tie down straps inside the van. García also had a bite mark on his right hand from the child.
The child had bruises in her back and chest, according to the criminal complaint.
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