TWO VIEWS OF KIDNAP SUSPECT (Families in conflict over alleged sex with girl, 12)

Rene Escobar, a 20-year-old Westbury man, was arrested and charged with rape and kidnapping onSaturday. He was being held in Nassau County jail with no bail set on the kidnapping charges,meaning he cannot be released at least until after a court hearing Thursday. His relatives say itis a Long Island story of Romeo and Juliet. She and her relatives say it was a rape and akidnapping and he belongs in jail. Escobar is 20 and the girl is only 12. They had a yearlongsexual relationship according to his relatives. They