Teen sex sting operation results in two arrests in Lebanon


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Randolph man and Massachusetts resident are busted

LEBANON, NH - Detectives posing as underaged teens netted two men this week as part of an on-going sex sting operation "targeting individuals who are looking to victimize children," Lebanon Police announced Wednesday.

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    Peter Florucci, 51, of Randolph, Vermont was arrested at a local park in Lebanon on Tuesday when he showed up for what police said he believed was going to be a sexual encounter with a juvenile he thought he had been chatting with in an on-line social media forum.

    Edward Vasquez, 37, of Lawrence, Massachusetts was arrested outside a shopping mall in Lebanon on Wednesday morning under similar circumstances.

    Florucci was held overnight on $20,000 bail and both men were due in court later Wednesday to be arraigned on felony charges of attempted sexual assault and using a computer for prohibited purposes.

Peter Florucci, 51, of Randolph, Vermont was arrested Tuesday in a park in Lebanon

Edward Vasquez, 37, of Lawrence, Massachusetts was arrested Wednesday at a shopping mall

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