The maniac who tried to abduct a Bronx toddler in broad daylight was held on $15,000 bail at his Tuesday evening arraignment and ordered to keep away from the younger sufferer.
Santiago Salcedo, 27, appeared unkempt and stored largely quiet throughout his look at Bronx Legal Court docket that was attended by three of his relations.
He was arraigned on an tried abduction cost for allegedly attempting to kidnap 3-year-old Lilianna Repka on Monday because the little woman was strolling together with her grandmother on the nook of East Tremont Avenue and Baisley Avenue in Schuylerville.
Salcedo grabbed Lilianna, wrapped her in a blanket and ran off, in response to police, however dropped the little woman after he was confronted by a very good Samaritan who heard the grandmother’s screams.
Earlier Tuesday, the woman’s mom, Jana Repka, informed The Put up in an interview that she needs the “loopy” suspect to get assist.
“I wish to press prices however I don’t need him to go to jail. I need him to get assist. Jail shouldn’t be going to assist him,” the mom stated.
At his arraignment, Salcedo’s public defender, Angeline Andersen, quote Jana when asking Choose Seth Steed for some leniency.
“I ask that your honor have that very same compassion and understanding for Mr. Salcedo that the complainant’s mom did,” Andersen stated.
Anderson requested her consumer obtain “medical therapy and psychological well being providers,” which the choose granted.
When setting bail, the choose described the case as “very severe.”
“The defendant faces as much as 15 years in jail for the alleged kidnapping of the 3-year-old woman,” stated Steed.
Salcedo’s relations refused to touch upon his case when leaving the courthouse.