Man arrested for trying to lure 11-year-old girls into his car after school in Delaware County

According to police, a partial plate helped lead officers to the suspect, who has been identified as Tyler Boyle.

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Thursday, January 5, 2023
Man arrested for trying to lure 2 girls after school: Police
The girls told police the man said something inappropriate to them and then quickly left when an adult walked by.

PROSPECT PARK, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- A Delaware County man was taken into custody Thursday after police say he tried to lure two young girls on their way home from school.

Action News was there as 19-year-old Tyler Boyle was brought into custody.

Boyle is currently awaiting trial for a similar incident from last March when he was charged with indecent exposure and luring a minor child into a car in Darby Township,, Action News has learned.

Handcuffed and shackled, Boyle kept his head down as he was taken into custody by Prospect Park police.

Boyle reportedly offered the 11-year-old girls money to perform sexual acts on him.

"A community resident saw what was going on, kind of unexpectedly interfered with the conversation, which led to the person driving off," said Prospect Park Police Chief Dave Madonna.

The girls were seen on Ring camera video walking home from Prospect Park School on Tuesday, moments after it happened.

Madonna said incidents like this don't happen in the area very often so their detectives immediately canvassed to find the guy.

"Through surveillance, we were able to obtain a partial license plate and that was then checked through license plate readers in our area and we came up with a suspect vehicle. We were able to pinpoint who our suspect was," said Madonna.

That vehicle was a rented silver Nissan sedan with Maryland plates. Police posted a picture of the car on Facebook to alert the community.

Neighbors said they were all on the lookout.

"I've actually checked my cameras again," said Tom Grady of Prospect Park.

Boyle was caught just before school let out Thursday, coming as a big relief to parents picking up their kids.

"Yes, very good police work. This township has great police," said Dan Bunel of Prospect Park.

The judge set Boyle's bail at $250,000 for these latest charges. He's being held at the George Hill Correctional Facility.