‘Good Samaritan’ saves young girl from would-be kidnapper

‘Good Samaritan’ saves young girl from would-be kidnapper

A creep snatched an 11-year-old girl off a Queens street early Saturday — and a good Samaritan confronted the would-be kidnapper, keeping him at the scene until cops arrived, police said.

The pre-teen was walking at Centre Street and Seneca Avenue in Ridgewood around 7:50 a.m., on her way to weekend classes at I.S. 77, when Reylin Estrada pulled up in a 2002 Honda Civic and tried to lure her into the car, according to cops.

The frightened girl started running down the block, but Estrada, 40, who police sources say is a registered sex offender, somehow blocked her, either with the car or on foot, authorities said.

He then grabbed her and threw her into the vehicle, prompting her to scream, cops said.

A 45-year-old man who happened to be passing by heard the girl’s cries and told someone to call 911, police said.

He repeatedly screamed at the perp, “What’s going on? What’s going on?”, until police showed up and took Estrada into custody.

Estrada, of Flushing, was charged with second-degree kidnapping, unlawful imprisonment, reckless endangerment and acting in a manner injurious to a child.

He was also hit with a weapons charge for a bat in his possession. It wasn’t clear whether he had used it to threaten the girl.

The child was reunited with her family and is doing well, cops said.

Additional reporting by Larry Celona

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