Police Say Man Lured 3 Kids into Car in Atlantic City

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Police in Atlantic City said they have arrested a man accused of luring three teens into his vehicle on Friday in Atlantic City.

According to police, at 1:16 PM, patrol officers responded to the area of Connecticut and Arctic Avenues for a report of a man luring three teenagers into his car.

“The man, Yusuflaki Johnson, offered to drive the three teens to a youth program. Once in the vehicle, Johnson drove around the area eventually stopping,” police said in a statement. “He attempted to get one of the juveniles to follow him to a secluded area. The three juveniles alertly walked away taking photographs of Johnson and his vehicle. An investigation conducted by Detective Brian McKinney led to the identification of Johnson as the suspect.At 6:37 PM, Officer Adrian Nunez-Santos located Johnson driving his vehicle in the first block of north Maine Avenue and conducted a motor vehicle stop. Johnson was arrested without incident.”

Yusuflaki Johnson, 51, of East Orange was arrested for luring a minor into a motor vehicle. Johnson was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.