James McGonagle Wiki – James McGonagle Biography
James McGonagle is identified as the suspect of the brazen attempted kidnapping of a 5-year-old boy travelling with his family in Queens on Friday night.
He was charged with attempted kidnapping, reckless endangerment, and acting in a manner injurious to a child in connection with the horrifying incident in Richmond Hill.
🚨WANTED for ATT. KIDNAPPING: On Thurs, 7/15, at 8PM, in front of 117-02 Hillside Av in #Queens, the two perps (pictured) picked up & placed a 5 y/o victim in the back of their car. The victim’s mother retrieved her child through the window and the perp’s fled in the vehicle. pic.twitter.com/0NULpjZyBV
— NYPD Crime Stoppers (@NYPDTips) July 16, 2021
James McGonagle is 24 years old as of 2021.
Crime in details
McGonagle’s alleged accomplice, an older bald man, photographed wearing jeans, an orange polo shirt, and sunglasses, remains large.
The incident was captured by security cameras, showing a maroon sedan pulling up alongside a mother and three kids strolling on a sidewalk.
According to the footage, a man who police said was McGonagle jumps out of the car, grabs the little boy, and shoves him in the back seat of the car near Myrtle and Hillside avenues around 8:45 p.m., according to the footage.
The frantic mother was able to pull her son out of an open window of the car before the vehicle sped off.
Sources said the mother and her kids were heading to her husband’s job to bring him food when the near-abduction occurred.