DATE & TIME: Monday November 4, 2013 @ 1135 hoursINCIDENT: Assault / 4th Degree Sex Offense / False Imprisonment
LOCATION: In the area of S. Camden Avenue @ Allen Road
SUSPECT: Charles O. Parsons IIICHARGES: Assault 2nd Degree
Sex Offense 4th Degree
SYNOPSIS: On November 4, 2013 officers responded to the 600 block of South Camden Avenue for a report of an attempted child abduction. Officers met with the juvenile victim (Age 11) who reported that while walking to a friend’s house the victim was approached by the suspect who attempted to make conversation. The victim stated they would not talk to strangers and the suspect grabbed the victim and attempted to pull the victim away from their intended destination. The victim screamed for help and was able to get away from the suspect. Responding officers checked the area and were able to locate the suspect in close proximity to the area where the incident took place. The suspect, identified as Charles O. Parsons III of Eden, Maryland, was placed under arrest and later transported to WCDC.