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October 31, 2014

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Police: Man accused of grabbing girl says he was in park bathroom maybe looking for ‘fun’

A Boulder City man accused of grabbing a 6-year-old girl Sunday at Mountain View Park in Henderson told police he was in the women’s bathroom maybe looking to “have a little fun,” a Henderson Police declaration of arrest report states.

Police allege that James Allen, 30, grabbed the girl as she was leaving the park bathroom.

The victim said a man asked her to spit out her gum, and when she didn’t comply, he tried to take it out himself, the report said. The girl said she screamed and ran away. The report said another woman claimed that Allen had showed unusual interest in her 3-year-old daughter during a visit to the park on March 15. She said Allen pestered her for her daughter’s name and wanted to give her daughter a tennis ball, the report said.

When police questioned Allen, he said he visited the park on March 15 and March 17 and initially entered the bathroom on Sunday to retrieve a tennis ball, according to the report.

He also said he did place his hand over the girl’s mouth, the report said.

Later, when police continued to question him about why he was in the bathroom, he said, “Maybe I was seeing if I could have a little fun,” the report said.

Allen told police that he has an attraction to teenage girls and likes to touch himself in the women’s bathroom, according to the report.

Police arrested Allen on Tuesday. He was booked into the Henderson Detention Center on counts of kidnapping, child abuse and burglary.

The arrest report states that the counts stem from the fact that Allen entered the bathroom with the intent to commit a felony, that he blocked the girl from leaving and reaching her parents, that he put his hand on her mouth and that he injured the girl’s face.

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  1. FREAK!

    Big-time sexual predator...
    lock him up, throw away the KEY.
    Seriously; he 'showed interest in a 3 year-old?

  2. Send him over to my house, I'll take care of him and I gaurantee he will never touch anyone again and I'' save the tax payers a whole lot of money.

  3. "Send him over to my house, I'll take care of him and I gaurantee he will never touch anyone again and I'' save the tax payers a whole lot of money."

    Tell you what, fedup2here. Let's flip a coin for who gets him. The loser still gets to watch and film the "fun" the winner is having.

    Hey, that's an idea for a new reality show.

  4. Now come the "free" lawyers, psychiatrists and endless appeals. After all, we have to be more "concerned" about the perp and his "rights" than we do the victim, according to the bone-head, brain-dead, bleeding-heart pinko leftists.

  5. Hey guys this man has rights okay! Sure he tried to touch a little girl, but maybe his dad beat him. That's enough of an excuse for me. Free him for the love of all that is liberal!

    ^^Every bleeding heart libtard.