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Cops: NY Man Arrested for Brazen Attempted Abduction of Teen

What to Know

  • A 24-year-old man was arrested — accused of following a 13-year-old girl home from school and trying to to abduct her earlier this week

  • Jarrod James, of Roosevelt, is facing multiple charges

  • The kidnapping attempt that was thwarted after the girl bravely fought him off, police say

A 24-year-old man was arrested — accused of following a 13-year-old girl home from school and trying to to abduct her earlier this week. A kidnapping attempt that was thwarted after the girl bravely fought him off, police say.

Jarrod James, of Roosevelt, is charged with endangering the welfare of a child, assault in the second degree, attempted kidnapping and criminal obstruction of breathing/blood circulation, according to Nassau County police.

It is unclear when James will be arraigned on the charges.

Attorney information for him was not immediately available.

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The attempted abduction occurred just after noon near Lawrence Road Middle Read More – Source

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