BOSTON (CBS) – Police have arrested a man for attempted child abduction at Castle Island.

The incident occurred around 3:30 p.m. Monday.

Castle Island. (WBZ-TV)

State Police said a stranger acting erratically approached a 12-year-old boy and his mother near the bathrooms.

Police arrested a man for attempted child abduction on Castle Island. (WBZ-TV)

When the mother told the man to leave, he grabbed her son’s arm.

She pushed him away and he ran off.

Police arrested him a short distance away.

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