Man is charged in kidnapping of Gardena toddler

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREStriving toward a more perfect me: Doug McIntyre Plascencia allegedly took the child and began walking south on Wall Street. A passer-by allegedly noticed Plascencia – who appeared to be drunk – carrying the child under one arm, and later noticed the empty stroller in front of the store, police said. The witness went inside and talked to the mother. The 33-year-old woman ran in the direction the witness saw the man and struggled with him after he refused to give the toddler back to her, authorities said. A person identified as a “38-year-old good Samaritan” grabbed Salcedo as he reached the Union Rescue Mission and held him until police arrived, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The child was not injured. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! A 47-year-old apparent transient was charged Tuesday with kidnapping a 22-month-old boy while the toddler’s mother, a Gardena resident, shopped in the Toy Town district in the heart of Skid Row last week. Mario Salcedo Plascencia pleaded not guilty to one felony count of kidnapping, with the allegation that the boy was under 14. Plascencia was ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bail. He is due back at the downtown L.A. courthouse Dec. 4 for a hearing to determine if he must stand trial. Plascencia is accused of grabbing the toddler, who had been left last Friday in his stroller at the door of a store that did not allow strollers inside. last_img read more

Victor Lindelof at Manchester United’s training ground to finalise £30.75m move

first_img1 Victor Lindelof in action for Sweden Victor Lindelof was pictured arriving at Manchester United’s Aon Training Complex on Wednesday morning as Jose Mourinho closed in on his first signing of the summer.Swedish website Aftonbladet published images of the 22-year-old defender being driven into United’s training base where he is expected to finalise his switch from Benfica.United announced last weekend that they had agreed a fee, which is understood to be 35million euros (£30.75million), with the Portuguese club to sign Lindelof and all that remains is for the centre-back to undergo a medical and agree personal terms.He has been on international duty with Sweden and was an unused substitute for Tuesday night’s 1-1 draw with Scandinavian rivals Norway.Lindelof has been a long-time target for United as they look to bolster their defensive options ahead of next season’s return to the Champions League.He could be one of three or four high-profile acquisitions at Old Trafford this summer, with the club also understood to be keen on Alvaro Morata.The Real Madrid forward’s agent said earlier this week that had United had lodged a “very important offer” with the Spanish giants to try to bring him to the north west of England.last_img read more