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

News 12 Staff

Jun 20, 2015, 4:16 PM

Updated 3,260 days ago

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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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