Neighbors helped a mother stop her six-year-old daughter’s abductor in Southeast Portland.
Antoinette Robinson’s daughter Xavieria Robinson was outside playing around 6:30 pm. A stranger approached her and tried to drag her into the bushes. .
Antoinette heard the commotion and quickly ran after the man who grabbed his daughter.
The suspect was identified as 17-year-old Joe Miranda.
Mark Bush, a neighbor, saw the altercation between Robinson and Miranda. He and several other neighbours ran to help the mother and her daughter.
The neighbors caught up to Miranda a few streets down. They beat him to the ground as Robinson later comes in and gives the suspect another kick in the face. The beating was caught on a surveillance video.
Miranda will face charges of kidnapping and aggravated harassment.