OAKLAND, Calif. A 21-year-old man Oakland police say threw a toddler in front of a moving car is in custody after being arrested by an off-duty police officer. Police say the officer saw the man shake the 18-month girl and throw her into oncoming traffic around 5:39 p.m. Saturday. The child was hit by a car, but police say she escaped serious injury. She was taken to a hospital, where her condition is unknown. After stopping to give aid to the little girl, the officer pursued the man, finding him scuffling with several motorists who had stopped to help. When on-duty police officers arrived, they subdued the man with a Taser stun gun. Oakland man arrested after child thrown in traffic - U.S. news - msnbc.com i could not imagine the reaction one would have to this. seeing a man toss a little one into traffic...i could not imagine being the driver of the car that hit her.