Flood Warning issued October 1 at 10:09AM EDT expiring October 4 at 2:00AM EDT in effect for: Sarasota
Tampa police have charged a 22-year-old man with attempted kidnapping in the New Tampa area.
James Wood approached a mother and her two children in a park on August 4, according to a TPD statement.
He tried to grab the mother's infant daughter from her arms, but she was able to run away. A security guard heard the mother's screams and chased Wood into a wooded area where Wood disappeared, according to the statement.
Officers caught up with Wood at a local hospital within hours after the incident.
He was arrested and charged on Thursday after he was released from a doctor's care. Police did not say why Wood was being treated.