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Suspect Arrested for Attempting to Lure Child into Sex Act

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, February 17, 2024 8:05 am

Irving Malagon, 31, has been apprehended by law enforcement after allegedly attempting to lure a child into engaging in a sex act on Thursday. The arrest was made on Friday, as confirmed by a Metropolitan Police Department news release.

The incident transpired around 2:38 p.m. on Thursday, when an 11-year-old child was approached by a white male adult driving a black two-door sedan in the 7200 block of Cottonsparrow Street, near North Buffalo Drive and West Elkhorn Road in the far northwest valley.

According to police reports, the male suspect tried to entice the juvenile into his vehicle while engaging in inappropriate behavior. The child managed to escape unharmed and sought refuge at a nearby relative’s residence.

Irving Malagon has been booked into the Clark County Detention Center on charges of luring a child to engage in a sex act and open and gross lewdness.

Metro urges the public to come forward with any information regarding similar incidents or additional details related to this case. Individuals can contact Northwest Area Command detectives at 702-828-8577. For those who wish to remain anonymous, alternative avenues for reporting are available.

Credits: Review Journal

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