Suspected child sex predator arrested at Middletown park

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A suspected child sex predator who is accused of trying to lure teenage boys in the Hudson Valley is in police custody Monday.Jesus Cano, 50, who is also accused of videotaping boys using a public bathroom in Chicago, is now in the custody of Middletown police. Police say Cano, of Ulster County, was passing out packets with naked pictures, a phone number and an e-mail address to young boys. When cops got a hold of one of the packets, they called Cano pretending to be a teen boy. They say Cano agreed to meet for the purpose of sex and possibly filming it. When he arrived at a Middletown park, cops were there to arrest him. Investigators believe there may be more victims and anyone who was approached by this man or sexually assaulted is asked to call Middletown police at 343-3151.

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