Boro Park: Attempted Abduction Of Child; NYPD Make Arrest

Police have made an arrest is an attempted abduction in Boro Park, YWN has learned.

An 8-year-old boy was walking home from school this past Monday, at around 4:30PM, when a man stopped his vehicle on 16 Avenue and 54 Street and asked the child to get into his vehicle.

The frightened child thankfully did not listen – and ran home.

Police investigated the matter, and sources confirm to YWN that the NYPD’s 66 Precinct Detective Squad has taken this individual into custody.

His identity and the charges have not been publicized yet.

While this incident ended in a swift arrest, please use this opportunity to speak to your children to always be aware of their surroundings, and never to talk to strangers or get into a vehicle with a stranger.

(Charles Gross – YWN)

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