The child was on their way to school when the man tried to get him into the car.
The 48-year-old will appear in the Napier District Court on Wednesday.
He will appear in court on Monday.
"It's getting colder now so they're sleeping with concrete floors and no walls."
It happened at around 5:30pm.
Peter Lui was fatally assaulted outside the Outlaw's headquarters in March.
It's expected to be costly for taxpayers.
One person is assisting police with their enquiry.
The entire service station was alight within minutes.