Cops say Norwood locals help rescue little girl from attempted kidnapping in pizzeria

(02/16/04) NORWOOD - Members of a Bronx community came to the rescue of a 9-year old girl Sunday after police say a man tried to kidnap her from Napoli Pizzeria in Norwood.

Police say 25-year-old Alfredo Ramirez grabbed the girl, Skye, when she got up from the table she was sharing with her grandmother. Cops say Ramirez tried to pull her outside onto the street, but customers and workers inside the pizza shop heard the girl's cries for help. They stopped Ramirez and held him inside the shop until police arrived.

Police say Ramirez is charged with attempted kidnapping. The Bronx girl was unharmed.

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