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October 29, 2013
Elk Grove police warn of motorist trying to lure teenagers

The Elk Grove Police Department is warning residents to beware of a man who reportedly tried to lure teenagers to his vehicle on at least four occasions in recent weeks.

The first incident occurred at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 12 as a 13-year-old boy was walking in the area of Darley Way and Toscano Drive. A vehicle pulled up next to him, and the male driver attempted to engage the boy in conversation. When the boy did not respond, the man drove away, according to a Police Department news release.

The next two incidents occurred Oct. 16. At 10 a.m., a 13-year-old girl was walking in the area of Whitelock Parkway and Schuler Ranch Road when a vehicle pulled up next to her. The driver attempted to engage her in conversation, and when the girl continued walking, the vehicle pulled ahead of her into a parking lot, police said. The girl then turned around and ran away.

October 24, 2013
Update: Idaho man arrested for taking photo of girl at South Sacramento Halloween store

A 67-year-old Idaho man was arrested Wednesday night after authorities received a complaint that he was taking photos of a girl's "private area" with his cell phone at a South Sacramento Halloween store Monday, police said.

Garth Mendenhall Clark (pictured), who may be from Idaho Falls, ID, was being held at the Sacramento County jail on a misdemeanor child annoyance charge. His bond was set at $25,000.

Sacramento County Sheriff investigators were alerted to Clark on Monday after receiving a report from an employee at Halloween City store, 6071 Florin Road, that he was following a girl under the age of 10 in the store.

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