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WATCH: Man arrested after child snatched in New York

A man has been arrested after an incident in which a man snatched a child and tossed him in a car in New York was caught on video.

The footage shows the 5-year-old boy walking with his family through Queens on Thursday evening.

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A man is suddenly seen exiting his vehicle, running to the child, snatching him from the pavement and throwing him in the backseat of the car.

Credit – RTE News

The child was not hurt during the incident.

The New York Police Department (NYPD) confirmed that on Friday, 24-year-old James McGonagle was arrested in connection to the incident.

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McGonagle has been charged with attempted kidnapping, as well as other counts.

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