Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga--- Police authorities rescued a baby abducted in Las Piñas City last Sept. 28, 2017 and arrested her abductor in Victoria, Tarlac, Sunday morning (April 15).
At about 09:00 AM of April 14, 2018 a concerned citizen thru telephone call reported to Victoria Municipal Police Station that the alleged suspect on the abduction of a minor that transpired on September 28, 2017 at around 2:45 PM at Mang Inasal, RFC Mall , Alabang Zapote Rd., Pamplona Tres, Las Piñas City was seen at Brgy. San Vicente, Victoria, Tarlac together with her abducted baby.
Said person also sent photos of the suspect together with the baby who is now seven (7) months old. Upon receipt of said information, police authorities coordinated with Las Pinas Police and also conducted investigation thru the use of social media (Youtube) to gather more information which yielded positive results.
About 1:45 a.m., joint operatives of Victoria Municipal Police Station and Las Piñas City Police Station conducted rescue operation and proceeded at Brgy. San Vicente, Victoria, Tarlac which resulted to the arrest of Roselle GARCIA y Estrada, 42 years old, with live-in partner, resident of Molino, Bacoor, Cavite and rescue of 7-month old baby, Zianne.
The arrested suspect was turned-over to Las Piñas CPS and charges for abduction of minor is filed against her before the Las Piñas City Prosecutor's Office.
“This shows that social media and public cooperation is indeed an important factor to help solve crimes. No matter how we triple our efforts to address lawlessness, still, your police cannot do it alone. I once again appeal for public support by providing authorities relevant and timely information for the quick resolution of cases through PRO3 hotline 0998-8838327/ 0917- 5562597,” PRO3 Regional Director PCSUPT AMADOR V CORPUS said.