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Paul Palacios, 75, accused of enticing 12-year-old girl in Walmart dressing room, court documents say

Paul Palacios, 75, accused of enticing 12-year-old girl in Walmart dressing room, court documents say

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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A man accused of luring a 12-year-old girl into a Walmart checkout was arrested Thursday, according to court documents.

Paul Palacios, 75, was charged with inciting a child to commit a crime.

Court documents show Palacios was given a notice not to return to the Walmart store located at 4412 North Freeway. Ten minutes later, he tried to persuade a 12-year-old girl to accompany him into the locker room.

He was sentenced to 20 years in prison for serious sexual assault of a child.

On Saturday, Palacios was released from the Harris County Jail after no probable cause was found in the case.

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