MCALLEN, Texas – A Mexican man who is in the U.S. illegally remains behind bars and stands accused of assaulting his girlfriend and kidnapping her baby.
Edinburg Police arrested 23-year-old Victor Soriano on the charge of kidnapping, and assault/family violence, information released by Edinburg Police to Breitbart Texasshows.
While a municipal judge set bond for Soriano, he remains behind bars on an immigration detainer.
Soriano had been shopping with his girlfriend when he allegedly assaulted her following an argument. Soriano is accused of choking the woman until she passed out and then tying her up with an extension cord before driving off with the woman’s 1-year-old baby boy.
When the victim woke up she was able to free herself and call authorities giving them a description of the vehicle. Police were able to locate Soriano and rescue the child unharmed.