Custodian credited with saving boy from kidnapper - New York News

Custodian credited with saving boy from kidnapper

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A six-year-old boy was nearly kidnapped from outside his school in The Bronx when a custodian intervened.

A man walked up to the boy, grabbed his arm and tried to convince him to go home with him, according to police.

The boy was standing outside P.S. 160 near the Hutchinson River Parkway Friday morning before school doors opened.

The custodian, John Vazquez, approached the boy and asked him if he knew the man. He said he didn't and Vazquez grabbed the child and walked him to a security guard, Vazquez told FOX 5 News.

Police released a sketch of the would-be kidnapper on Tuesday.

He is described by police as in his 50s, about 6'2" tall with a black and white beard.  He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, camouflage pants and black boots.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect, should contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers:

www.nypdcrimestoppers.com

Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477)

Text your tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577

 

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