Pedro Vargas, of Yonkers, allegedly posed as a cab driver to attack a mother and her 3 kids

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A Westchester man has been arrested for allegedly posing as a cab driver and attacking a mother and her three children.



Police say Pedro Vargas, of Yonkers, picked up the woman and her kids, ages 1, 3, and 5, and drove them to a shelter in Queens where he tried to sexually assault her.



While the woman was trying to escape, officials say he elbowed her 5-year-old in the head and forcibly removed her 3-year-old from the vehicle. The children were treated for minor injuries.



Varga is facing charges for assault and endangering the welfare of a child.


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