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78-year-old man arrested for trying to lure girl into supermarket bathroom with treats

By Mason White 5:15 PM March 16, 2017
Theodore Childers
Theodore Childers
By: Tanya Clark

(Scroll down for video) Police in California, released a video, showing an elderly man trying to lure a child into a bathroom.

Police said that the 6-year-old girl was as at the Food 4 Less supermarket located at 3900 Chicago Avenue in Riverside.

She came to the store with her grandmother, and while the woman was shopping, the child needed to use the restroom.

The grandmother allowed the girl to go to the bathroom by herself.

As she walked towards the restroom, 78-year-old Theodore Childers of Simi Valley, attempted to lure the juvenile towards him by telling her he would give her a treat.

He also motioned for her to come towards him while he was standing near the entrance to the men’s restroom.

However, the girl did not go with him. Instead, she went into the women’s restroom and then she immediately told her grandmother about the incident.

After receiving tips from concerned citizens, Childers was arrested. He faces a misdemeanor charge of child annoyance.