Sex offender arrested on attempted molestation

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BULLHEAD CITY -- Police say a registered sex offender in Bullhead City has been arrested after buying two teenage girls alcohol and cigarettes, convincing them to dance in only their underwear and trying to touch one of them.

Bullhead City police spokeswoman Emily Montague said Wednesday that the 13- and 14-year-old girls say Barry Williams befriended them.

Montague says after the 66-year-old convinced them to dance for him in his living room in their underwear and videotaping it, Williams exposed himself and tried to inappropriately touch one of them.

Williams was arrested Tuesday on one count of indecent exposure to a minor, one count of attempted molestation of a minor and two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

He's being held in Mohave County jail.

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