RAMSEY - A man was arrested yesterday after allegedly attempting to throw two children in front of a train in Ramsey.

Police day David Howard grabbed the two boys, ages 7 and 9, at the Main Street station as they waited with their mother and grandmother. Police say Howard grabbed the boys and started moving them toward the track as a train approached.

Authorities say the boys' mother and grandmother tackled and held Howard until police arrived.

Police say Howard had either drugs and/or alcohol in his system at the time.

According to police, Howard is facing two counts of attempted murder, kidnapping, and two counts of aggravated assault.