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Attempted kidnapping in Brooklyn thwarted by grandmother, NYPD says

The boy was in a stroller with his grandmother at a market in Gravesend, police said.

A man tried to kidnap a 3-year-old boy

A man tried to kidnap a 3-year-old boy in Gravesend on Monday, police said. Photo Credit: NYPD

A man was arrested after he tried to kidnap a 3-year-old boy in broad daylight in Brooklyn, police said Thursday.

The boy was in a stroller with his grandmother inside the Thanksgiving Supermarket on 86th Street, between Bay 31st and Bay 32nd streets, in Gravesend on Monday at about 3:50 p.m., when Omar Dominguez, 26, came up and started pushing the stroller away, cops said.

The grandmother chased after Dominguez, and he left the stroller, fleeing on 86th Street, police said.

The child was not hurt, cops said.

Dominguez, of Gravesend, was charged with kidnapping, petit larceny and acting in a manner injurious to a child, police said.

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