The mother said she came home and saw Castro standing at the top of the staircase. Despite her telling him to leave, Castro allegedly ran into the attic and refused to come out. Police reportedly had to get Castro down from the space.
Authorities discovered Castro had been living in the attic of the house in Wilson County, and coming down at night “through a door in the girl’s bedroom closet,” according to WZTV.
Investigators alleged that just a few weeks ago, they warned Castro to stay away from the teen girl after the ran away together.
The 18-year-old’s mother told WSMV that the 14-year-old would often call her son over to her home to talk about her emotions. She added that Castro has mental health issues.
Castro was charged with trespassing.