Melissa Torrez lived through a nightmare on Wednesday when she realized a man snatched her little girl from in front of their home and drove off.
Police said the driver got out of his car and grabbed the girl, who was walking her bike into her apartment complex parking lot.
A group of teenagers saw it happen and ran to tell her.
Torrez grabbed her keys and her phone and chased him.
While she sped down the road behind him, she called 911.
Through it all, she said wouldn't let herself cry because she was focused on helping police find the man who took her daughter.
"I was scared, angry, everything," she said. "Focusing, that my daughter is in that car with this man. Who knows what he could be doing to her right now."