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Cops trace license plate to knab man wanted in attemped luring of 12-year-old girl in Brooklyn

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 2021-12-01

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Police arrested a man accused of trying to lure a young girl into his car in Brooklyn.

Verlon Thomas, 36, is accused of ordering the girl to get into his car Monday afternoon.

It happened at the corner of Essex Street and Dumont Avenue in East New York as the victim was walking home from school around 2:30 p.m.

As he told the girl to "get into my car," authorities say he was seen touching himself.

Police say the young girl was able to get away.

Investigators tracked Tomas down at his home after surveillance video captured the license plate on his vehicle.

Thomas is now charged with luring a child.

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Robin Hernandez
12-01

all us adults need to start pounding into these young kids heads to stay away from strangers and scream and kick as loud as you can if somebody tries to take them please spread the word save our children

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Cheryl Tyler
12-01

PERVERT 😍😂 Send his ass straight to the BARS . Let him get just what he ask for 🤣🤣 . A bad ass beat 👇👎 and let them do the rest .

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The L
12-01

They need to do a real investigation on that man because I'm sure that's not the first time he attempted this. Life is good The L

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