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Police say 48-year-old man tried to lure 13-year-old girl into truck

Buffalo police arrested a man they say tried to lure a teenage girl into his truck Saturday afternoon.

Franklin Araujo-Perez, 48, of Buffalo, was arrested and charged with fourth-degree stalking, acting in a manner injurious to a child less than 17 and second-degree harassment.

South District officers say Araujo-Perez tried to lure the girl into his truck at about 2 p.m. Saturday near South Park Avenue and Alabama Street.

Police say the 13-year-old girl ran from the scene and called 911. Officers later found Araujo-Perez and took him into custody, according to a department news release.

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