CHICAGO — Chicago Police say a man who tried to kidnap a 5-year-old girl has been arrested.
Last Thursday, a surveillance camera captured the suspect, later identified as Gerardo Posadas, trying to grab the child who was walking with her mother.
The Chicago Sun-Times reported that police said Posadas allegedly offered the woman $150 for the girl.
When she refused, the 25-year-old tried to pull the child by her hair toward him, WGN-TV reported.
According to the news outlets, the woman and the girl were able to get away.
Police said he was charged with aggravated battery in a public place and attempted aggravated kidnapping, the news outlets reported.