Elderly man accused of luring a child with $20 in O’Fallon, IL

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O’FALLON, IL (KTVI) – An elderly O’Fallon, Illinois man is accused of trying to lure a child with money. John Isom, 84, is charged with disorderly conduct.

Police say Isom approached an 11-year-old girl while she was walking to school on Ruppel Lane. According to authorities, Isom gave the girl a note indicating he wanted to meet her privately, along with $20 dollars.

In July Isom was charged with one count of indecent solicitation of a child. He is currently out on bond on both charges.