1of 2 suspects in custody for alleged attempted kidnapping of 11-year-old girl in Unionport

Police say two men attempted to abduct the girl at the intersection of Castle Hill Ave and Virgil Place as she was walking home from school. (1/22/14)

BRONX - One of two suspects are in custody after allegedly trying to kidnap an 11-year-old girl in Unionport.

Police say that two Hispanic men attempted to force the girl into their blue van as she was walking home from school Wednesday.

It happened at the intersection of Castle Hill Avenue and Virgil Place.

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The girl’s father said he's just thankful she is safe.  

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