Man Arrested After Attempted Kidnapping of 5-Year-Old Boy Outside Katz’s Deli

Posted on: September 3rd, 2019 at 5:19 am by

Catching up on some Hell Square news over the holiday weekend…

Police arrested a man late Saturday after he attempted to kidnap a five-year-old boy outside Katz’s Deli.

Eric Visa, 46, approached the child as he was walking near the famous Lower East Side restaurant with his family shortly before midnight, according to various published reports.

Donning a tophat, Visa snatched the tike at about 11:35pm, and when the mother noticed, quickly gave chase.

The creep was tracked down by police and arrested at about 3am. He was reportedly charged with attempted kidnapping.

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