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Update: Sheriff’s Office Investigating Twain Harte Spider-Man Suspicious Incident

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An updated story about the arrest of the suspect can be found here. 

Update at 8:30 pm: The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office reports that the suspect who dressed as Spider-Man, and approached juveniles at Eproson Park about having sex, has been identified. A report has been sent to the District Attorney recommending criminal charges. The unidentified man was also taken into custody. We will pass along more information as it becomes available.

Original story posted at 12:18 pm: Twain Harte, CA — Two juvenile girls were recently approached by a man dressed as Spider-Man at Eproson Park in Twain Harte, and what he said, has sparked an investigation by the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office.

In a video, captured by one of the teen girls, the unidentified man, who they did not know, walks up and says, “This might seem like an odd question, but do one of you want to have sex?”

They responded, “No thank you.”

The man then replies, “Alright, you have a nice day,” and walks away.

Clarke Broadcasting has received questions about the video from concerned community members.

Sheriff’s Office spokesperson, Investigator Ashley Boujikian, confirms that there is an “active Investigation” into the incident. It occurred at around 4 pm on December 1.

She notes that the video was being shared on the social media app, Snapchat. She adds that more information will be released when it becomes available.

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