Pittsfield woman charged with attempted kidnapping

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A woman is accused of attempting to kidnap two children in Pittsfield.

Sharon Kranich approached a family, assaulted them and grabbed their toddler, said police.

She then tried to take the toddler and a baby away from their mother.

She only made it about 10 feet before the mom was able to pull both children back from the suspect.

Kranich ran into a building, said police, and was later arrested.