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Police: Man Grabs 8-Year-Old Boy From Mother In Attempted Kidnapping At Bronx Subway Station

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - The NYPD wants your help finding the man they say tried to kidnap a boy at a Bronx subway station.

Subway Attempted Kidnapping
(credit: NYPD)

It happened on March 16 just after 9:15 p.m.

According to police, a 35-year-old mother had just entered the Fordham Road Station and was headed to the southbound D platform with her 8-year-old son. Police say that's when a man grabbed the child from his mother's hand.

The woman started screaming and pulled her son back. The suspect kept staring at them both. When a crowd began to form, the suspect took off.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

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