Cops: Volusia Co. man lured boy with brownie, molested him

John Young jail booking photo

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (WESH) — A New Smyrna Beach man is accused of luring a 5-year-old boy away from his grandmother and then molesting him.

John Young, 59, is charged with lewd and lascivious molestation.

The boy’s grandmother told police that she and her grandson were visiting Young when he offered the boy a brownie and told the child to come with him. When the two didn’t return she went to check on them and saw that the boys pants were down and Young had his arms around the child, molesting him.

The grandmother said the boy told her that a similar incident had occurred the day before. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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