BROOKLYN PARK, Md. - A 78-year-old registered sex offender was arrested after he was seen taking a boy into the woods in Anne Arundel County.
A Brooklyn Park resident called police on August 19 when she saw the man, known as a registered sex offender, leading a 13-year-old boy into a wooded area around 5 p.m. Another resident went into the woods and brought the child back to their house until police arrived.
A police investigation found that the man drove the boy to various locations and touched him inappropriately on two separate occasions. Police also discovered there may have been another incident involving an adult victim in a nearby jurisdiction.
Police arrested Roland Ray Porter, 78, of Brooklyn Park on August 24 on various sex offense and assault charges.
Anne Arundel County Sex Unit detectives are investigating. If anyone has information, please call Anne Arundel County police at 410-222-3468 or 410-222-3470.
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