LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- Police arrested Akile Sakura who they say attacked a mother waiting at a bus stop with her daughters.

It happened at Jackson and Liberty streets, in downtown Louisville.

According to an arrest report, Sakura ran up to the woman and began punching her in the face while trying to take the girls' backpacks.

Police said at one point, Sakura even grabbed the victim's 9-year-old daughter before trying to run away.

Several people from Wayside Christian Mission were able to catch up with him and restrain him until officers arrived and he was placed under arrest.