CNN's Maria Santana spoke with Angel Cordero, a man who helped save the three women and child found in Ariel Castro's Cleveland house.
Cordero is very familiar with the neighborhood as he regularly visits his friends who live across the street from the crime scene. He was having dinner Monday night when he heard Amanda Berry, who had been missing for 10 years, screaming from inside Castro's house. Cordero thought the house was on fire until Berry told him she had been kidnapped.
When he tried to open the glass door, he realized it was locked with a chain. Berry was trapped on the other side where she was able to open only the inside door. After Cordero broke through the bottom, Berry escaped with her six-year-old daughter. Police later found the two other women, Michelle Knight and Gina DeJesus, inside the house.
Cordero disputes a story told by Castro's neighbor, Charles Ramsey, about what happened when Berry broke free. Ramsey showed up on the scene after Berry was already out of the house, according to Cordero.
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