VALLEY STREAM - Police have released surveillance images of a woman who allegedly tried to kidnap a baby at a Valley Stream department store.

Police say the incident happened Thursday in a bathroom at the Kohl's store located in the Green Acres Mall.

According to investigators, the suspect told a woman to hand over her baby and then tried to grab the child.

The mother ran away with her baby.

The woman left in a black livery cab.

Anyone with information is urged to call police at 1-800-244-TIPS.