NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man accused of trying to kidnap an 8-year-old boy at a subway station in the Bronx is under arrest, police say.
The frightening ordeal happened shortly after 9:15 p.m. on March 16 inside the Fordham Road Station.READ MORE: Transportation Crews Sent Out Across New York City For Pothole Blitz
Police said a 35-year-old woman was on the southbound D train platform with her 8-year-old son, when the suspect walked up and grabbed the boy from her hand.READ MORE: NY Chapter Of National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum Calls For Community-Based Solutions To Anti-Asian Attacks
The woman screamed and pulled her son back.
Police said the suspect kept staring at them, but took off after a crowd started to form.MORE NEWS: NYPD Enlists Volunteers For Citywide Graffiti Cleanup Initiative
On Thursday, officers arrested 36-year-old Luis Toledo on charges of attempted kidnapping, acting in a manner injurious to a child and unlawful imprisonment.