Man chased down by Gravesend grandma while trying to kidnap toddler is arrested: Police

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GRAVESEND, Brooklyn — A man chased down by a woman as he allegedly attempted to kidnap her grandson in Gravesend has been arrested, police said Thursday.

A man who tried to kidnap a child in Brooklyn on May 7, 2018, is pictured, police said. (NYPD)

Omar Dominguez, 26, was caught on camera wheeling away a 3-year-old in a stroller from  the Thanksgiving Supermarket, at 2239-2247 86 St. in Gravesend, Monday afternoon, according to police.

He faces charges of kidnapping, attempted kidnapping, petit larceny, acting in a manner injurious to a child under 17, police said.

The boy was at the grocery store with his grandmother when she looked away and police say he was snatched.

When the grandmother realized what happened, police said she chased down the attempted kidnapper, scaring him off.

An anonymous tip Wednesday night led to the Dominguez’s arrest, police said.

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