Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY - Man Arrested After Abduction Attempt on Girl, 11

Published on: May 14th, 2007 at 11:57 PM

Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY - A Borough Park man was arrested after a reported abduction attempt on an 11-year-old girl.

Bernard Mutterperl, 19, is accused of following the girl Xochil Garcia, into her building, grabbing her on the second floor of the building and forcibly leading her back down the stairs, police said.

The girl was able to free herself, police said, and her cries for help alerted several people who confronted the man and held him until police arrived.

Mutterperl was charged with kidnapping, burglary, unlawful imprisonment, forcible touching and acting in a manner injurious to a child, police said.

The girl was taken to Kings County Hospital where she was evaluated and released. [1010WINS]

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