Two young men have been arrested in Supare Akoko in Akoko south west local government area of Ondo state while trying to abduct a child in his family house.
The two suspected kidnappers were caught after pretending like scavengers looking for used iron and plastic materials to buy.
A source said that the two suspects were tackled when the mother of the child noticed their movement and the bag they wanted to use to carry the child.
The mother of the boy, it was gathered immediately raised alarm and the people in the neighbourhood assisted her in apprehending the suspects who attempted to escape.
They two hoodlums have been handed over to the police at Supare Akoko for furthrt investigation.
Efforts to get the Divisional police officer of Supare Akoko, CSP Akintoye Samuel to comment on the issue proved abortive as at the time of filing in the report.