Man arrested after incident involving child at Hendersonville Walmart

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HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Police have identified and arrested the man accused of grabbing a child at the Hendersonville Walmart over the weekend.

The incident was reported just before noon Saturday at the self-checkout registers.

Jill Blazok told News 2 the stranger grabbed her nine-year-old daughter by the arm and said, “I’m taking you with me.” Blazok was able to intervene to protect her daughter, she explained.

Hendersonville police said they identified the stranger as Edward Davey. The 65-year-old was arrested Monday night and held in the Sumner County jail on a charge of assault.

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