PALM BEACH (CBSMiami) – A West Palm Beach man was arrested after he reportedly tried to kidnap a 12-year-old boy in Boynton Beach who was walking home from school.

Boynton Beach police said the boy jumped from 26-year-old Timothy Miller’s moving truck to get away from him after accepting a ride home.

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Boynton Beach police spokeswoman Stephanie Slater said witnesses followed the white truck on Wednesday after seeing the boy jump out, eventually blocking it and detaining Miller until police arrived.

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He’s charged with kidnapping, child neglect, and resisting arrest.

The boy had abrasions on his forehead, arms, and legs. He told investigators he was walking home from a school bus stop when Miller offered a ride. He said Miller then asked him for drugs and looked at him strangely. He opened the door and jumped out.

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