Police arrest suspect in attempted Gravesend kidnapping

Cops have arrested a suspect wanted in the attempted kidnapping of a child in a stroller outside a Gravesend supermarket Monday afternoon.

Authorities say that 26-year-old Omar Dominguez was arrested on Wednesday, May 9 at around 11:55 p.m. and charged with kidnapping, attempted kidnapping, petit larceny and acting in a manner injurious to a child less than 17.

According to police, on Monday, May 7 at approximately 3:49 p.m. in front of Thanksgiving Supermarket (2239-2247 86th Street), the suspect approached the three-year-old who was accompanied by his grandmother.

When the child’s grandparent was looking away, the perp proceeded to push the stroller down the street. The grandmother, upon noticing, chased the suspect, who left the baby and the stroller and fled westbound on 86th Street.

The child was not injured.


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