Man arrested for attempting to lure 11-year-old girl into car in Queens: police

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Frank Ayala (pictured) was arrested after he allegedly tried to lure an 11-year-old girl into a vehicle in Queens.

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CORONA, Queens — Police arrested a man who attempted to lure an 11-year-old into a vehicle in Queens Monday morning.

Frank Ayala, 28, was taken into custody and faces charges of harassment, attempted luring of a child and acting in a manner injurious to a child, authorities said.

Ayala followed an 11-year-old around the vicinity of 103rd Street and Strong Avenue in Corona just before 8:30 a.m., according to police.

He then tried to lure her into a car where he intended to assault her, police said.

The young girl fled the scene, police said.

Footage shows Ayala walked out of the 110 precinct in Queens in handcuffs.

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