Girl, 7, Foils Would-Be Kidnapper at Walmart

Thomas A. Woods charged with attempted kidnapping
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 9, 2012 12:37 PM CST

(Newser) – Scary security footage from a Georgia Walmart shows a man attempting to snatch a 7-year-old girl, who manages to get away from him. Authorities have charged Thomas A. Woods, 25—who was on parole after a conviction of voluntary manslaughter—with attempted kidnapping, the AP reports. The girl, whom the below report names as Brittney Baxter, was in the toy aisle when the incident occurred, while her mother shopped in a different aisle. (Read more Brittney Baxter stories.)

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