POLSON - A Polson man who is accused of trying to lure a girl into his home was arrested on Wednesday evening.
Lake County 9-1-1 dispatchers received a report of a suspicious man in a work truck who was attempting to lure a girl under the age of 16 years old to his home at approximately 5:30 p.m.
Deputies responded to the area and determined the girl was walking home when she was approached by the man who offered her money to come to his home, a news release states.
An investigation determined that the crime of “sexual abuse of children by enticing, coercing, or encouraging a child under 16 to engage in sexual conduct” had been committed, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies identified the suspect as 59-year-old Scott Johnson of Polson who was arrested at his home a short time later. Johnson is currently being held in the Lake County jail.