Man accused of attempting to kidnap 13-year-old released on bail

Hector Lario
Hector Lario appears in Providence District Court, Monday, April 11, 2022. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A man accused of attempting to kidnap a teenager in Providence over the weekend was arraigned in court Monday.

Providence police said Hector Larios, 25, grabbed a 13-year-old boy and tried to drag him into the car.

A witness told police that Larios initially tried to sell candy and vape pens to a group of kids near Plainfield and Rye streets.

Larios was released on $10,000 surety bail. He was also ordered not to have any contact with minors.

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