The attempted kidnapping happened outside the Thanksgiving Supermarket on 86th Street in Bath Beach, and it was caught on video.
Police say Omar Dominguez, 26, is the man wearing a black hat is seen pushing the stroller — with a 3-year-old boy sitting inside it — away from the boy’s grandmother.
When the grandmother eventually realized what was going on, she chased the suspect away.
The boy was not harmed.
It happened Monday just before 4 p.m. at what would have certainly been a very busy time of day.
Hours later, a woman apparently called 911 from a business near the scene around 10 p.m. Wednesday.
She told police she believed she spotted the man in the video. Officers responded and took Dominguez, who lives nearby, in custody,
Police charged Dominguez with kidnapping, attempted kidnapping, petit larcency and acting in a manner injurious to a child less than 17.