Description:Marisa Martinez, 13, is being hailed a hero for saving an 8-year-old boy from being kidnapped.
“I was pretty scared at first, but I knew I had to go and save him,” said Martinez.
On Sunday, Martinez and two boys were playing basketball in a driveway when they say they noticed a man trying to break into a neighbors home.
“I asked him if he lived there. He said, ‘Yeah I do.’ I said, ‘No you don’t. You need to get out of here,’” said Martinez.(0:57)