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Attempted abduction at local grocery store

PALM BEACH GARDENS (WFLX) -

Police arrest a man after an attempted child abduction at a grocery store.  Officials arrested Eric Robinson, who they say he tried to abduct a little boy at a Palm Beach Gardens Publix.  Investigators tell us on Friday, Robinson allegedly tried to pick up a 7-year old by his arm and leg.  The mother was putting her groceries away at the store west of I-95 near Northlake, when she looked up and screamed.  Police say the suspect got into a car and drove off, but officials were able to catch up with him.  Authorities tell us an investigation is underway and alcohol was involved.

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