Men arrested in Beaver Falls for trying to lure child into car with gun

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. — Two men from Michigan were arrested Tuesday after police said they tried to lure a child into a car with a gun in Beaver County.

The incident happened at around 2 p.m. Monday in Beaver Falls.

Police said a 14-year-old girl got out of school early and was walking home from Beaver Falls High School.

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On her way home, police said a car, driven by Marvin Marquis Hollis of Detroit, was following her. Police said Hollis and a passenger, Devin Deandre Wesley, were asking her repeatedly to get into the car. Police said at some point one of them “showed a gun” to the girl, according to court documents.

The girl ran home and told her mother, who called police. The girl gave a description of the car and the people inside, according to court documents.

Police found the car and arrested Hollis inside a store, and Wesley was located inside the car and taken into custody.

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Both were in possession of illegal drugs, including fentanyl, authorities said.

Hollis and Wesley were taken to the Beaver County Jail. Both men face several charges, including luring a child into a motor vehicle.