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66-year-old charged for attempting to lure girls into his car


WILLMAR -- A Willmar man appeared on charges Wednesday for allegedly attempting to lure three young girls into his vehicle as they walked home from school Monday afternoon.

Jesus Diaz, 66, made his first court appearance Wed-nesday on two felony false imprisonment charges.

Unconditional bail was set at $100,000.

Conditional bail is $5,000 cash or house arrest on electronic alcohol monitoring. Diaz also faces two misdemeanor assault charges.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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