Two teenagers were arrested Thursday after military contend they stole a automobile in North Austin that had a 5-year-old lady inside it.
Randy Torres, 19, and Simon Nunez, 17, have been charged with aggravated spoliation in a carjacking.
Torres also was charged with kidnapping, after revelation to military he gathering divided in a automobile meaningful there was a child inside it, justice papers stated.
Police pronounced they were called during around 11 a.m. Thursday to a site of a automobile burglary in a 400 retard of West Crestland Drive.
A male told authorities he had left to buy a TV during a plcae and ran behind inside when he forgot a remote, withdrawal his Chevrolet Traverse using with his daughter inside.
According to an detain affidavit, a father pronounced he saw a blue sedan lift adult and a male get into a front chair of his automobile to expostulate away. The father pronounced he pleaded with a motorist to stop, screaming that his daughter was inside a vehicle, though a male gathering away.
The male pronounced he chased a automobile for dual blocks before a carjacker let his daughter out of a SUV. She ran to him “shaking and crying,” justice papers stated.
Police used a vehicle’s GPS complement to lane it to an unit formidable on Decker Lane, where Nunez and Torres were seen holding equipment out of a SUV, a confirmation stated. The keys were found in Nunez’s pocket.
In interviews with police, Torres certified to pushing a stolen automobile while Nunez gathering a getaway car, according to a affidavit.
Court papers settled that Torres also wrote an reparation minute to a father for hidden a automobile with his daughter inside it. He is being hold during a Travis County Jail on $40,000 bail, annals show. Nunez is being hold on $15,000 bail.