Police: Man dressed in ‘Jason’ costume tried to snatch 3-year-old

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Police in White Plains say a Yonkers man tried snatching a child while wearing a "Friday The 13th" Jason mask on Halloween.

They say David Arana-Olivares, 46, was out with kids when he picked up a 3-year-old child who was with his parents.

News 12 was told that Arana-Olivares took off when the parents screamed.

Police were already on patrol in the area and quickly caught up with him.

Arana-Olivares told police the alleged act was a joke.

He was arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

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