Aviation

WATCH: Parents fight off woman’s attempted kidnapping of children at airport

Disturbing footage has emerged of a husband and wife fighting off a woman who was attempting to kidnap their children at a well-known airport.

The mother was reportedly walking with her children in the atrium of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, when a woman, reportedly in her 20s, attempted to grab a stroller that was holding the youngest child, according to USA Today

Surveillance footage of the incident released by police and aired by CBS shows the two women struggling over the stroller until the mother’s husband runs over to help. Police told USA Today that after releasing the stroller, the woman grabbed the couple’s eldest child and began to walk away with him.

The parents began fighting the woman to let go of their child. Moments later police arrived and subdued the woman after a second attempt by her to grab the children, following an attempt by police to speak wit her.

USA Today reported that it took two pairs of handcuffs and a wheelchair to restrain the woman.

Following the incident, she was charged with kidnapping and obstruction.

The children were reportedly evaluated at the scene and were found to have sustained no injuries.

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