Man facing charges after trying to lure 2 girls from Johnstown park

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JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Cambria County man is behind bars after police say he tried to lure two girls from a Johnstown park.

We’re told it happened at the Somerset Street playground this past Tuesday.

According to police, 51-year-old Richard Norton, tried to lure the girls, ages 8 and 10, from the park to the river wall behind the playground.

One of the girls called their parent who then reported it to police.

Norton now faces several charges including luring a child into a motor vehicle and disorderly conduct.

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