Police: Man attempted to snatch boy away from mother

Police say a man tried to snatch a 5-year-old boy away from his mother at a bus stop on Post Avenue in Westbury.



Police say that when 35-year-old Prateek Pokhrel, of New Hyde Park, couldn't pull the boy away, he boarded a bus.



Officers eventually stopped the vehicle and they say there was a struggle on board as they arrested him.



One officer fractured his hand during the arrest.


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