St Petersburg Police Department detectives said that Hannah Braun, 28, left her home at 2 a.m. and went to a neighbor’s home, where she opened the front door and tried to take a child out of the neighbor’s arms.
Braun and the parent struggled, detectives said in the arrest affidavit, and the parent got away and called police.
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Police contacted Braun’s child, who told them “she lost her mommy” and was scared.
Detectives said Braun was uncooperative during the investigation.
Braun is being held on a $145,000 bond after being charged with attempted kidnapping, burglary with assault or battery, child abuse, and two counts of neglect of a child.
Police did not say why they thought Braun tried to kidnap the neighbor’s child.
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[Featured image: Hannah Braun/Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office]
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