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Sex offender on parole accused of approaching teen

Updated: 04/11/2014 5:14 PM
Created: 04/11/2014 3:44 PM WNYT.com
By: WNYT Staff

ALBANY - A Level 2 sex offender out on parole is now facing child endangerment and stalking charges.

Carl Barton, 48, is accused of approaching a 15-year-old girl on Ontario Street, as she walked home from school on Thursday afternoon.

Police say Barton tried to engage the teen in conversation and asked her to get in his car.

He’s was sent to the Albany County Jail.

Carl Barton
Photo: Albany Police Department

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