Man accused of trying to grab girl on her way to school

A man is in custody after he attempted to grab a student that was on her way to school on Tuesday.
Orlando Police arrested 31-year-old Bernie De Jesus Maldonado for allegedly exposing himself and attempting to grab a 13-year-old girl who was walking to Stonewall Jackson Middle School.
According to police, the victim was able to pull away and a citizen who witnessed the incident stopped and took the girl to school.
The School reserve officer was alerted to the incident and Maldonado was arrested.
Maldonado was charged with lewd or lascivious conduct, lewd or lascivious exhibition, battery, and contributing to the delinquency of dependency of a child.
Check back for updates to this developing story.
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