Arrest Made In Caught-On-Camera Abduction | #childabductors

Rhode Island police say Luis Martinez-Romero is the man seen on home security video snatching a 9-year-old girl and forcing her into his vehicle moments after she exited her bus Monday. WJAR’s Lynzi DeLuccia reports.


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WJAR/NBC News) — A Rhode Island man accused of abducting a 9-year-old child was ordered held without bail on Wednesday.

Luis Martinez-Romero, 34, was arraigned on charges of kidnapping a minor and second-degree sexual assault.

Police were able to catch Martinez-Romero within 24 hours of the abduction and assault of the girl, who had just gotten off of her bus in Providence, Monday afternoon.

Home surveillance footage showed a man taking the girl into his car just after 3 p.m. on Monday.

Police said the girl was later dropped off not too far from where she was taken.

The young girl was able to tell them where he took her, including a Burger King, which they say they were able to track down and help them eventually find him and arrest him.

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