Barnhart man arrested in attempted abduction in Arnold

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ARNOLD, MO (KPLR) – Arnold Police have arrested 41-year-old Bryan Scott Griffaw of Barnhart, Missouri for attempted kidnapping and assault third degree after an incident on a  Schnucks parking lot in Arnold Monday morning.

Police allege that Giffaw approached a woman going shopping with her two children was inappropriately touched.

Later, as the mother was putting her youngest child in car seat, the same man again approached  her, and grabbed her 4-year-old son by the collar.

The mother screamed for assistance, as bystander’s call 911.

Police arriving on the scene located and arrested Griffaw,  he’s currently being held on a $25,000 cash only bound.