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Undercover police arrest man suspected of trying to molest child
December 20, 2013, 05:00 AM

Marlon Monton

An undercover police operation led to the arrest of a man accused of attempting to molest a child in Millbrae Wednesday.

Marlon Monton, a 28-year-old San Francisco resident, was arrested at 3:12 p.m. on felony and misdemeanor charges for harassing and attempting to molest a child and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, according to police.

Detectives received information that Monton had approached and given his phone number to two middle school children walking home from school, according to police. In an undercover operation, law enforcement personnel purported themselves as a 13-year-old girl and engaged in a text messaging conversation with Monton who represented himself as a high school junior, according to police.

During the conversation, Monton agreed to bring alcohol and meet the “minor” in Millbrae. At the time of arrest, Monton was found with in possession of alcohol and the cellphone he used to correspond with the “minor,” according to police.

Monton was booked into county jail and his bail was set at $200,000, according to police.



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