PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police have made an arrest in the attempted kidnapping of a 10-year-old Philadelphia girl that was captured on chilling surveillance video.
Authorities say Carlos Figueroa-Fagot turned himself in to police and was charged with attempted kidnapping, indecent assault and related offenses. It's not clear if he has a lawyer.
The video footage shows a man approach the girl from behind in broad daylight as she walked in her neighborhood with her toddler brother on Tuesday.
The man puts his hand over the girl's mouth and tries to carry her away. But she struggles and her brother screams.
The attempted abduction lasts only seconds before the man runs to his car and drives off. Police say the man followed the children, even leaving his car door open with the apparent intention of dragging the girl to the vehicle.
The girl suffered superficial injuries.
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