ALBANY, N.Y. -- A 30-year-old Albany man is in custody for approaching an 11-year-old Arbor Hill Elementary School student on Livingston Avenue.
The victim told police that on Friday, February 28, at about 9:30 a.m., she was walking on the 200 block of Livingston Avenue when a man standing in his driveway approached her and asked her to come into his home. The victim states she refused to talk to the man and continued walking to school. She states that the man then got into his car and followed her for several blocks in an attempt to talk to her.
The victim, an 11-year-old female from Albany, refused to talk to the man and ran to get help.
Darryl Fraser, 30, of Albany, was arrested shortly after the incident by Albany detectives. He was charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Stalking 3rd.
He was arraigned in Albany City Criminal Court and remanded to the Albany County Jail.
Albany police are also continuing to investigate what is believed to be an unrelated incident that occurred on Northern Boulevard.
On Tuesday, February 25, at about 3:20 p.m., a North Albany Academy student stated that while walking home from school, a black BMW occupied by two males pulled up alongside of her on Northern Boulevard and asked her to get into the car.
The victim, a 12-year-old female from Albany, refused to get into the car and ran away to get help.
The suspects in this case are described as black males, approximately 30-40 years of age with dreadlocks and beards.
This incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Albany Police Detective Division at (518) 462-8039.
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