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Hero foils kidnapping

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FRESNO, CA (NBC) - A Good Samaritan is being hailed as a hero after helping rescue a kidnapped girl in California.

The 8-year-old she was taken from a Fresno front yard Monday by a man in a truck.

Victor Perez spotted a truck matching the description Wednesday and followed it.  When he saw the girl, he cut the truck off, forcing it to stop.

The driver tried to get away, but Perez repeatedly blocked his path.  The kidnapper eventually forced the girl out of the vehicle and made another escape attempt.  Another stranger helped the girl while Perez continued to follow the kidnapper.  He was eventually captured by police and identified as 24-year-old Gregorio Gonzalez.

The girl was checked out at a hospital and is reportedly in good condition.

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