Nickelson Charged With Sexual Solicitation Of Child

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L. NickelsonOn Monday, June 3 at approximately 7:13pm the Milford Police responded to Brightway Commons Apartment Complex, formerly known as Banneker Heights, after receiving a call of an adult male attempting to lure children into nearby bushes in order to have them commit sexual acts with him. According to police, the adult male was contacted by Police and identified as Leslie A. Nickelson, 59 yo, of Milford. Police state that as they attempted to take custody of Nickelson as he forcefully resisted and as Nickelson continued to struggle, he was sprayed with peppery spray by Police and was eventually taken into custody. Police state that investigation revealed that Nickelson had attempted to lure two 4yo male children into isolated areas alone for sexual acts in exchange for giving the children money. Nickelson was charged with Sexual Solicitation of a Child Under 18 (2 counts), Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct. Nickelson was arraigned and committed to SCI in default of $10,600 secured bond.