FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Neighbors in one Fort Worth neighborhood are still on edge after a young girl was kidnapped and sexually assaulted.READ MORE: Texas Officer Dies After Crash With 18-Wheeler While Responding To Emergency
The crime happened on Sunday, January 22 and people who live in the area say they saw several officers and squad cars searching that night. One man believes he may have seen the suspect in his neighborhood before.
It was around seven o’clock Sunday night when police received a call for help from someone saying that had just seen a man grab a little girl, pull her into his car and drive away.
Officers responding to the call continued to talk to witness and began a door-to-door search looking for the girl and the suspect. At some point officers received information about the possible identify of the suspect.READ MORE: Padel Players Try Out For US National Team In Dallas
It was around 10 p.m. that police found the young victim and the suspect, 37-year-old Crispin Suarez-Garcia, together. There were no other children harmed in this incident.
Suarez-Garcia was arrested and taken to jail. He is now charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child and is being held on $150,000 bond.
When asked if Suarez-Garcia may have known the victim, police said they aren’t releasing any of the details surrounding the abduction.
Police credit witnesses with being alert and helpful. They say the tips that were called in and help they received near the scene of the abduction helped find the child.MORE NEWS: Over 250 Guns Surrendered To DeSoto Police During Saturday Event
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