Remember last week when we reported on an attempted kidnapping at a school in Roxbury? Well, a man from Dorchester has been arrested in connection with it.  See below.

From BPD News:

Earlier today, on Thursday, December 23, 2021, Detectives assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) arrested Charles Marriro, 58, of Dorchester in the area of 131 Harold Street and charged him with Assault & Battery and Attempted Kidnapping.

Circumstances surrounding the Incident: At about 2:40 PM on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for an attempted kidnapping at the David A. Ellis Elementary School located at 302 Walnut Avenue in Roxbury.

On arrival, officers spoke with school staff members who stated that while three students were out at recess, they were approached by an unidentified male who attempted to pull one of the children away by grabbing their arm. While grabbing the child, the suspect stated that he wanted them to come play basketball with him.

Charles Marriro is expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.

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