Police: 72-year-old sex offender tried luring two children into van
SEATTLE -- A Level 2 sex offender is behind bars after being accused of trying to lure two 12 year-old girls into his van in Seattle's Central District. Seattle police say the lurings happened on the 2400 block of Yesler Way on Monday afternoon, and that the suspect is Welbon Salaam. A judge set Salaam’s bond at $150,000 at the request of the state; they say he’s a danger to the community.