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Police ask victims to come forward in child luring case

Las Vegas police asked the public for assistance Wednesday in identifying possible victims of a man who was arrested and faces two counts of luring of a child with sexual intent.

Jonathan Thyron Thompson, 30, was arrested Monday after Las Vegas police say he had been contacting a juvenile female through social media with the intent of persuading her to have sex with him. A second alleged victim was later identified by Las Vegas police.

Thompson also was charged with two counts of child abuse or neglect, one count of solicitation of prostitution from a juvenile and one count of sex trafficking of a child, according to Las Vegas police.

Anyone with information about Thompson can call Las Vegas police at 702-828-33421. To remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 702- 385-5555 or visit www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

Contact reporter Maria Agreda at magreda@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0391. Find her on Twitter: @mjfagre.

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