데이비드 다니엘스, 37, 브랜든, Fishhawk의 공원 광장에 있는 Cherry's Bar and Grill에서 두 명의 초등학생 소녀를 따라가기 시작했습니다., 그들이 집으로 가는 길을 감독할 것이라고 말하면서, FOX13 탬파 보고됨, citing Hillsborough County deputies.
As Daniels followed the girls past a church, the good Samaritan who spotted them said that she felt something was wrong.
“One of the little girls was mouthing to me, ‘Please help me, this is not my dad,’” 여자, who did not wish to be identified, 역에 말했다.
The woman said that Daniels put his arm around the neck of one of the girls and began saying something in her ear. He then said that they had just moved here and wanted to help, according to the woman.
Feeling that the man was not telling the truth, the woman said she invited them into the church until she had a chance to call police for help.
“I engaged in conversation with him,” 그녀가 말했다. “나는 말했다, ‘Oh that’s nice, where did you move here from?’ 그는 말했다, '오, I am not really sure.’”
When deputies arrived, they located Daniels walking back toward the downtown area and arrested him.
Before reaching the church, deputies said that Daniels had struck one of the girls in the head multiple times and put the other in a headlock. Deputies said the children believed they were being kidnapped.
그만큼 anonymous good Samaritan, who is also a mother, said that she doesn’t want any recognition for helping the children.
“I don’t want to be a hero,” 그녀가 말했다. “I just did what I hope anybody would do for my own kids.”
Daniels was booked on two counts each of false imprisonment of a child and child abuse at the Hillsborough County Jail, according to online records. He was being held on $ 104,000 노예.