Video shows woman allegedly trying to kidnap children at airport

The suspect was arrested and charged with kidnapping and obstructing an officer, police said; children were not injured in the incident.
1:07 | 06/27/19

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Transcript for Video shows woman allegedly trying to kidnap children at airport
We turn now to the pictures coming in tonight. The kidnapping scare in Atlanta. Police say a woman trying to kidnap two children at hartsfield-jackson airport. Here's ABC's David Kerley. Reporter: Even before going through security for a trip to Disney world, this family fends off an alleged kidnapping. This is surveillance video at Atlanta's airport, as a 26-year-old woman approaching a family, tries to grab one child and when that doesn't work, a second child. Watch closely. You can see the woman try to grab the stroller. But when the mother fights her off, the suspect moves to the second child, when the father steps in. Moments later, police officers arrive and it took some time for three officers to subdue the Kansas woman. Police talked to her station in Atlanta, WSB. It was before they even had to go through security or anything, so, all that was open to the public. Reporter: Once the suspect was take into custody, police charging her with kidnapping and obstructing an officer. After the Saturday incident, the officer who interviewed the suspect said she blurted out several statements that made that officer think she was in some kind of mental distress. David? All right, David, thank you.

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