Now THAT’S A Hero!

Victor Perez, of Fresno, California, is a true hero, the real deal. Without his bravery and willingness to get personally involved in a real-time, real-life kidnapping, a little girl may well have died a horrifying death. But Victor stopped the nightmare in it’s tracks.

This young father of two was outside early one morning talking to his cousin about the abduction of a local 8 year-old girl after watching coverage of it on T.V. His cousin told him that he thought he had seen the truck minutes earlier, a few blocks away. Victor decided to go for it and hopped into his car to go after the suspect. His cousin called 911.

Victor quickly found the truck and sped up next to it. The driver refused to slow down. Then Victor saw a little girl’s head pop up from below and felt he could not give up. After several minutes he was able to force the car over and the girl got out. The car sped away and Victor followed it after getting another neighbor to stay with the girl. He was able to get a partial plate number which he gave to the police. Soon after, the police had captured the suspect and the little girl was brought home.

Victor personified a philosophy that we so believe in: we need to watch out for and protect all the children out there, not just our own.

Since Victor did such an amazing thing for someone he never met despite the personal risk involved, we want to lobby the mayor of Fresno (Mayor Ashley Swearengin) to do something to honor this wonderful neighbor and courageous citizen. So go ahead and send her an email and urge her to give this one-man-neighborhood-watch-program a job (he’s currently unemployed and has two kids of his own) or at least some kind of significant reward.

These kinds of abductions are rare but they do occasionally happen. This time, the bad guy lost. Our hats are off to Victor and all the others who helped. Way to go, and thank you!

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Ellen and Rachel are two old friends and “expert” mamas—one a pediatrician and one a family therapist—with fifty years of parenting experience between them.


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