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Man Charged with Sexual Assault

SCRANTON — Scranton police arrested a man who is accused of trying to have sex with a child.

Authorities say 26-year-old Hugo Perez-Banda thought he was meeting a 14-year-old girl on Nay Aug Avenue in Lackawanna County Saturday.

But instead, Police say detectives were there waiting for him.

Prior to this arrest, Banda-Perez was out on bail from being arrested lasted month on charges of terroristic threats and harassment.

He faces charges of attempting to have sex with a minor.


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