62-year-old arrested for enticing child to walk away from dad’s garage: court records
HAMILTON, Ohio (WXIX) - A 62-year-old was arrested Sunday for enticing a child to walk away from his dad’s work garage.
Donald Taylor, 62, of Hamilton, was arrested for criminal child enticement, according to documents from the Hamilton Municipal Court.
Around 11:30 p.m. Sunday, a four-year-old was playing at his dad’s work garage while the father worked on a truck, the documents explain.
The victim’s father, Jason Combs, and another person were working at the garage to repair a dump truck.
“My son was working with us in the shop,” Combs explained. “He was running around, working with the trucks, and then I had sat him down outside one of the trucks.”
Combs, a single father, says he loves bringing his son to work with him at Moonlight Transportation.
Combs says he let his son run around the empty lot while he wrapped things up inside.
“When I got down out of the truck, I looked down in the lot, and I saw him walking away with a man who looked like he was walking away from the shop,” Combs recalled.
That man was later identified as Taylor, according to the court documents.
“That’s when I immediately yelled and ran after him,” the father tells FOX19 NOW.
Combs said he grabbed the man and asked him what he was doing.
“He says he was walking back there, which is a gated area of about 11 acres,” Combs said. “Back there, there’s nowhere to go.”
The Butler County Sheriff’s Office says one of the employees called 911 while Combs held Taylor until law enforcement arrived.
A judge set Taylor’s bond at $10,000 for the misdemeanor charge of criminal child enticement, jail records show.
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