2 Men Who Held Toddler Hostage To Steal Mother's Phone Caught On Facebook Live

Austin York
October 08, 2019 - 5:27 pm

RICHARDSON (KRLD) - A mother in Richardson was walking with her children when two men grabbed her phone.

The whole thing was all caught on camera.

It was Monday that police say a mother was walking in Cottonwood Park off W. Belt Line Rd with her three children. The mother was video recording her walk when she crossed a bridge into the park.

The first man can be seen leaning over a railing as she approaches the bridge. The second suspect is further away in the distance and her two children are walking ahead of her.

As the mother passes the first suspect, he grabs for the phone. Then the second man picks up one of the children and demanded she gives up the phone. The suspects then took off leaving the mother and children unharmed.

They are described as being in their late teens, wearing all black. One suspect has a hairstyle that is thick on top and closely shaved on the sides.

Police are asking anyone with information about the identity of either of the two suspects, to call them.