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Police: Queens Man Lures Girl From Chabad Into His Car, Tells Her Father

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- A Queens man was arrested for luring a child into his car on Long Island, according to police.

On Saturday, Yan Kossa, 39, of Far Rockaway, was worshiping at the Chabad located at 74 Maple Avenue when he approached a 7-year-old girl and asked her if she wanted to go outside with him, police said.

Kossa then led the girl outside and put her inside his car, police said.

He then went back into the Chabad and told the girl's father what he did, according to authorities.

The child was found safe inside the vehicle which was parked down the street from the Chabad.

Kossa was charged with unlawful imprisonment in the second-degree and endangering the welfare of a child.

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