Chula Vista home burglary suspect talks to 10News, says he didn't know girl was in home
Robin Sadik apologizes for role in incident
Last Updated: 264 days ago
SAN DIEGO - A young man accused of burglarizing a Chula Vista home while a terrified 15-year old girl hid in her mother's closet told 10News he's ready to accept the consequences for his actions.
"If I knew I was [going to] get caught, I wouldn't have done it," 18-year old Robin Sadik told 10News reporter Allison Ash during visiting hours at San Diego's Central Jail.
Sadik said the motive was money, telling Ash, "[We] just went in the house to find as much as we could and leave. We thought the house was empty. We didn't know there was a girl in there until we had the guns to our face and the cops told us."
Doyin Oladipupo, 15, called 911 during her ordeal, which became extremely dangerous when Sadik and another teenager entered the closet where she was hiding.
"I would understand why she would be so scared," said Sadik. "I would say I'm sorry and I didn't mean to scare her. I didn't mean to frighten her, and if I knew she was in there I would have took off as fast as I can."
Because Sadik is an adult, he now faces four felony counts that, if convicted, could send him to prison for a maximum of seven years, four months.
"I honestly regret every moment of every second of that day and I wish I could take it all back, but it's too late now," Sadik said.
The two other teens who were arrested in the burglary are juveniles, so their names haven't been released. If they are convicted, their sentences will likely be much less severe.
"They're still [going to] be going through the same pain and suffering as I am, just not as long," Sadik said.
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