|Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, 22|
Woman Violently Abducted Off Philadelphia Street Found Alive, "Vicious Predator" Arrested
Thursday, Nov 6, 2014 • Updated at 2:34 AM EST
Less than 72 hours after being violently snatched off a Philadelphia street as she walked home from visiting her godson, Carlesha Freeland-Gaither has been rescued from the "vicious predator" police say kidnapped her.
|Keisha Gaither: A mother's heartbreak turns to joy after her daughter was found on Thursday|
Now as she recovers from the attack that was caught on video and seen nationally, focus moves to her alleged abductor, who authorities have linked to a similar crime against a teenage girl.
"I’m taking my baby home. Thank you," Keisha Gaither, the woman's overjoyed mother, told the public at a news conference Wednesday night. Her family erupted into applause as the woman spoke.
|Alleged kidnapper, Delvin Barnes, is pictured in an undated mugshot.|