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Kidnappers attempt to abduct Jewish girls at Florida camp

By Mason White 12:00 PM July 18, 2014
Dean Beck 

By: Hydar Tomar
(Scroll down for video) Parents are worried after kidnappers attempted to abduct Jewish girls at camp, police in Florida said.

The Miami Police Department is investigating the attempted abductions at the Jewish community center of South Florida.

39-year-old Dean Beck, was arrested after he tried to kidnap a 6-year-old girl at the summer camp of Jewish Community Center located on Southwest 112th Avenue on Thursday.

While police were questioning the girl, a 9-year-old girl said that someone tried to grab her on Tuesday. The girl could not identify the man, but police said that it could have been Beck.

Beck is a former member of the Jewish Community Center, and has special needs. He was participating in a fitness program for special needs individuals.

Beck is also a registered sex offender. State records show that he was convicted of possession of child pornography.