By CBSNewYork Team

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

CBSNewYork Team