Victim In Hunting Park Attempted Abduction Speaks To Fox 29 - New York News

Victim In Hunting Park Attempted Abduction Speaks To Fox 29

Posted: Updated:
PHILADELPHIA -

 A father and daughter spoke to FOX 29's Dave Schratwieser after a terrifying ordeal outside of their home .

Donald Chavis's daughter was walking home from the corner store yesterday on Albanus street in Hunting Park when a man told her to "come here" and then he grabbed her arm.

The 10year old girl screamed in terror and was able to break away from the offender and run to the back of the store.

The neighbors heard the victim's cry for help and ran to the store and held the offender there until  the police arrived.

The neighbors told Dave Schratwieser "we just kept holding him. We made him lay on the ground. He was still trying to get away."

Police arrested and charged Jose Ferreira, 24 year old male West Albanus Street with attempted kidnapping, unlawful restraint, false imprisonment, simple assault, and other related offenses.

The neighborhood is really shaken up after the attempted kidnapping.

"It really hurts because this shouldn't happen, you would never think it would happen in your neighborhood."

Donald Chavis and his daughter are simply happy and grateful that she is home and safe.

"I just want to say thank you that they helped me," says the victim.

 "Everybody pulled together that night, it felt real good to see the neighbors come out and help and look after my baby," Donald Chavis said.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Man convicted of murder in fatal sauce pan beating

    Man convicted of murder in fatal sauce pan beating

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:48:41 GMT
    A man who claimed he was high on drugs and hearing voices when he fatally beat an elderly man with a sauce pan has been found guilty of felony murder.
    A New Jersey man who said he was high on drugs and hearing voices when he fatally beat an elderly man with a sauce pan has been convicted of murder.
  • Several new animals on display at NYC zoos

    Several new animals on display at NYC zoos

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:44:02 GMT
    WCS photoWCS photo
    The Wildlife Conservation Society's zoos in New York City have debut some interesting new animals in their habitats in recent weeks. The flagship Bronx Zoo is now home to a herd of endangered Turkmenian flare-horned markhor, a species of mountain goat native to Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Some river otter pups are getting to know their home in Prospect Park, and the Queens Zoo has some new majestic American bison.
    The Wildlife Conservation Society's zoos in New York City have debut some interesting new animals in their habitats in recent weeks. The flagship Bronx Zoo is now home to a herd of endangered Turkmenian flare-horned markhor, a species of mountain goat native to Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Some river otter pups are getting to know their home in Prospect Park, and the Queens Zoo has some new majestic American bison.
  • 2 U.S. marshals, 1 NYPD detective wounded; fugitive killed in Manhattan

    2 U.S. marshals, 1 NYPD detective wounded; fugitive killed in Manhattan

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:14:05 GMT
    One of the two deputy U.S. marshals shot in the West Village was released from the hospital on Tuesday. The marshals and an NYPD detective were seriously wounded in a shootout with fugitive sexual assault suspect Charles Richard Mozdir, officials said. The shootout happened in a smoke shop called Smoking Culture on West 4th Street near Jones Street. Mozdir was killed.
    One of the two deputy U.S. marshals shot in the West Village was released from the hospital on Tuesday. The marshals and an NYPD detective were seriously wounded in a shootout with fugitive sexual assault suspect Charles Richard Mozdir, officials said. The shootout happened in a smoke shop called Smoking Culture on West 4th Street near Jones Street. Mozdir was killed.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices