Man tries to kidnap baby in stroller

- Nassau County Police say they arrested a man Tuesday on child endangerment and other charges after he tried to kidnap a baby in a stroller in Woodmere, Long Island.

Police say that Craig Myczkowski, 44, tried to take the baby from a nanny, followed her back to a house, and left with an empty stroller.

The 65-year-old nanny was walking a 20-month-old baby in a stroller Monday when the man told her she was "pushing a dead baby." He then insisted he needed to take the baby.

The woman tried to get away but police say Myczkowski followed her and entered a house home through an unlocked mudroom. The nanny then locked the kitchen door.

Police say he left with the empty stroller, which was later found at a pizza shop in Hewlett.

The nanny and the child were not injured.

Myczkowski is charge with attempted unlawful imprisonment, endangering the welfare of a child, burglary, petit larceny, criminal possession of stolen property and criminal mischief.  He was taken to a hospital for evaluation and was expected to be arraigned as soon as medically practical.

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