Police: Man tried to kidnap 7-year-old boy

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DeKalb County Police have arrested a man they said tried to kidnap a child at a park.

Investigators said 61-year-old Sydrick Heard grabbed a 7-year-old boy as he walked by the port-a-potties at a park off Wilkinson Drive in southeast Atlanta.

The mother told officers the boy hit Heard and that is when he took off.

Another person with the boy was able to snap a photo before his disappeared.

Police said they spotted Heard, who had several injuries, questioned him, and then arrested him.

He was charged with criminal attempt to kidnap a minor.