Man arrested after attempted kidnapping of 3-yo

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SCHUYLERVILLE, Bronx (WABC) -- A antheral has been arrested and charged aft attempting to kidnap a 3-year-old miss successful the Bronx connected Monday.

Police accidental 27-year-old Santiago Salcedo grabbed the small girl, who was walking with her grandmother, astatine the intersection of Baisley Avenue and East Tremont Avenue adjacent a BP state presumption astir 1:20 p.m.

Surveillance video captured the bosom stopping, attempted kidnapping arsenic eyewitnesses watched successful horror.

"All of a abrupt this antheral conscionable picked up the small girl, wrapped her successful a broad and started moving with her," state presumption idiosyncratic Fermin Bracero said. "He didn't get acold due to the fact that a batch of radical tried to drawback him."

Thanks to bully Samaritans who intervened, the suspect's enactment was thwarted.

Witnesses archer Eyewitness News the antheral rapidly fto spell of the girl, returned to his scooter which helium near crossed the street, past stared astatine everyone arsenic they called the police.

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Bracero was moving astatine the BP state presumption astatine the clip -- sweeping erstwhile the transgression unfolded earlier him.

"The grandma was hysterical. Hysterical. Screaming," helium said. "People going brainsick retired here."

Salcedo was arrested and charged with kidnapping, attempted kidnapping, unlawful imprisonment and endangering the payment of a child.

As helium was led retired of the 45th precinct successful the Bronx Monday night, helium smiled.

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