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Retired Philadelphia Police Officer Charged In Connection With Attempted Child Luring In Roxborough

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A retired police officer was arrested and charged in connection with a luring attempt involving an 8-year-old girl last month in the city’s Roxborough neighborhood, according to authorities.

Police say 72-year-old Leo Haley of the 4300 block of Lauriston Street was taken into custody Thursday following an investigation into the October 17th incident.

According to investigators, at about 12:30 that day, the 8-year-old girl was walking in the 700 block of Voigt Road when Haley allegedly approached her and attempted to lure her into his vehicle.

Haley is charged with Unlawful Restraint, Terroristic Threats, Luring a Child into a Vehicle and Harassment.

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