A man who abducted a 13-year-old girl in San Antonio, Texas, last summer pleaded guilty to the charges, American television CNN reported. The teenager was saved by a passer-by who saw the words “help me” written in a parked car.
CNN cites Friday’s announcement from the California district attorney’s office, which reported that “a Texas man pleaded guilty to kidnapping a 13-year-old girl last year in San Antonio, confirming that he drove her to California, threatened her with a gun and repeatedly used violence.” sexual intercourse before he was arrested in Long Beach.
The 13-year-old girl, whose personal details were not given, was abducted on July 6 last year in the city of San Antonio. The man forced a girl walking on the sidewalk into his car and threatened her with a gun. Three days after the kidnapping – as reported by CNN – the perpetrator entered a laundromat in Long Beach. While he was away, a passer-by saw a “help me” sign in the window of a parked gray Nissan and called 911. The kidnapper was soon arrested and the 13-year-old was released.
The man could face life imprisonment, the shortest sentence is 20 years’ imprisonment. The court hearing, during which the verdict is to be passed, is scheduled for October 25.
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