Forty two year old, registered sex offender, Cuong Nguyen is accused of trying to kidnap a three year old girl on Tuesday while her family was renting a car at Miami International Airport.
Police said that Nguyen grabbed the little girl by the wrist but that she wrestled her arm free and ran to her mother. Nguyen admitted to authorities that he grabbed her because “he thought she was cute”.
Authorities said that Nguyen was convicted in 1996 for lewd and lascivious activity on a child and that he faced charges including attempted kidnapping and false imprisonment of a child under thirteen.
According to police in Florida Nguyen remains in Jail.