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Indiana man tried kidnapping teen in this Finger Lakes community

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An Indiana man was taken into custody over the weekend in Steuben County after allegedly trying to lure a teen girl into his vehicle.

Authorities say it happened Sunday at the Super 8 Hotel in Bath.


Joshua Beem was arrested on a felony count of attempted kidnapping.

Police received a report of a man trying to lure a 14-year-old into a car against her will.

He was taken into custody after the incident.