Man accused of trying to lure a child

Man accused of trying to lure a child

A man deputies say attempted to lure a child into a car is in custody thanks to a quick-thinking neighbor.

Saturday the man, who was driving a silver Honda, approached a 12-year-old on Hibiscus Tree Drive south of Lantana, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

The man told the child to get into the car, but the alert youngster ignored the request and eventually ran toward his home yelling "stranger danger," PBSO said.

A neighbor heard the commotion and wrote down the license plate number on the Honda and then called 911.

Deputies were able to find the car and the suspect who they identified as Domingo Domingo-Andres,

The sheriff's office said he admitted trying to lure the child but claimed he was only attempting to take the youngster to a store to buy him food or candy.

Detectives booked Domingo-Andres on a charge of kidnap minor/confine a child under 13-years-of-age without consent and a charge of crimes against person-18-years of age or older lure entice a child under 12.

Investigators are concerned there could be other victims and ask anyone with information to call Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.

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