Friday, February 28, 2014

Taco Stand Cook Saves 5-year-old From Would-be Kidnapper In Westchester

Grady O'Brien, Jesus Delgado and Andron Gazarov

(Gazarov's photo courtesy of Wirednixon dot com)

A T2 taco stand cook jumped into action after hearing screams for help shortly after a 5-year-old boy was grabbed by a crazed man.

By H. Nelson Goodson
February 28, 2014

Westchester, CA - On Thursday, NBC4 Los Angeles reported that Jesus Delgado, a T2 taco stand cook received a check from the father of a 5-year-old Grady O'Brien, who he saved from a would-be kidnapper and another $800 from a neighborhood group. Delgado has a 4-year-old sick daughter with heard problems.
Delgado on Wednesday from taco stand kitchen jumped into action after he heard screams for help after a 33-year-old man hit a nanny and took a Grady while his other brother, Brendan O'Brien, 6, watched. Delgado ran across Manchester Blvd. after the nanny pointed to where the assailant had taken the boy. Delgado ran for two blocks and caught up with the assailant. The assailant told Delgado, "it's not your problem, man. It's not your problem. Leave me alone with the kid." Delgado responded, "This is my problem. This is my problem, because why you take this kid?"
Delgado held the assailant until police arrived and was arrested. 
Other school kids also helped Delgado including the 5-year-old's brother.
Witnesses say, the suspect had been talking out loud earlier that he was from the CIA and had also exposed himself in public.
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Pacific Division reported that officers arrested Andron Gazarov, 33, a residence from North Hollywood, for kidnapping a 5-year-old boy.
On Wednesday, February 26, 2014, around 3:50 p.m., Grady O'Brien and a woman were walking in the area of Loyola Boulevard and Manchester Avenue, when he was suddenly snatched by Gazarov, who took off running with him. A Good Samaritan (Delgado) saw the women running and screaming after Gazarov, at which time he stopped Gazarov and took Grady away from him. LAPD, Pacific Division patrol officers responded and took Gazarov into custody. Gazarov was booked on suspicion of kidnapping (a felony) and is being held on $65,000 bond. He was scheduled for a court hearing today.
Grady and the women were not physically injured during the incident. 

A fund to raise money to help Delgado medical bills for his sick daughter has been created. The goal was $5K, but it is now at more than $6.6K, if you like to donated click on the following link.

Fund created to help Delgado's sick daughter.

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