Police body camera shows moment kidnapped Texas girl is found

After officers apprehended the suspect in a hotel room, they found the 8-year-old – who had been snatched from her mother during a walk -- hiding in a bucket covered with laundry.
1:25 | 11/19/19

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Next tonight here, the dramatic images, the rescue of an 8-year-old girl who had just been kidnapped from her mother in broad daylight. Here's ABC's chief justice correspondent Pierre Thomas. Help me! Help me, please! Reporter: It's every parent's worth nightmare. An 8-year-old literally snatched from her mother, as they go for walk in this ft. Worth neigorhood. All caught on doorbell camera in may. The mom fighting for the child -- pushed out of the suspect's car. One of the most disturbing things about this incident was the randomness of it. Reporter: Six hours later, police called to this hotel, seven miles from the abduction, after a report of a suspicious man with a child. They talked their way in, but leave after a brief search. The child is right there, buried under clothes in this laundry basket. Two hours later, a family friend helping police search identifies the suspect's car in the parking lot of that same hotel. Ft. Worth police racing to the scene. Tactical teams force their way in. Hands! Let me see your hands! Step out here. Step out. Reporter: Apprehending the suspect. But where is the child? For a few gut-wrenching moments there's no sign of her but then -- Hey, here she is. Got her, we got her. Reporter: She pops up right there in that laundry basket. David, the kidnapper was sentenced to life in prison late last week. We're told that brave little girl is doing remarkably well. She's being described as resilient. We're just glad she's okay. Pierre, thank you.

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