Cops: Woman tried to kidnap baby on 8th Ave

A woman attempted to kidnap an infant on 8th Avenue near 17th Street Thursday, police say.

An eight-month-old child was with his nanny when the suspect tried to grab him from a stroller, according to police. She fled on 8th Avenue, heading south.

Police have identified Tara Anne McDonald, 46, as a suspect.

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