Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Police Arrest Man for Alleged Interaction with Kids

Police in Long Beach have arrested a man on suspicion of showing pornographic materials to children and attempting to lure them from their homes.

Derek Christopher Nixon, 26, was arrested in Torrance and booked into jail. Through a warrant, detectives reportedly discovered evidence they believe Nixon used in his alleged attempt to lure children away from their homes.

The reported crimes took place over a nearly one year span, with the victims ranging in ages from five years old to 11.

Nixon is in jail on a $240,000 bail.

If someone suspects they may have been a victim of Nixon's, they are asked to contact the Long Beach Police Department at (562) 570-7878.

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