NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - A Nacogdoches man was arrested after a grand jury indicted him for allegedly abducting a child under the age of 14, holding him against his will, pushing him and kicking him on Feb. 11.
Abraham Alejandro Leyra, 25, of Nacogdoches, was arrested Wednesday and charged with engaging in first-degree felony engaging in organized criminal activity. He was released from the jail later that day after he posted a bail amount of $25,000.
According to the text of the grand jury indictment, Leyra abducted the boy with the intent holding him for ransom or reward, using him as a shield or hostage, or injure or terrorize him by restricting his movements without his permission.
Count 1 of the indictment also said that Leyra moved the boy from one place to another to "prevent his liberation" and holding him in a place where he was not likely to be found.
The second count of the indictment stated that Leyra caused bodily injury to the boy by pushing him and kicking him.