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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The promise of a job: police say that's how a Louisville sex offender lured one unsuspecting victim into a wooded area so he could sexually abuse him.
It happened Wednesday shortly after 7:00 p.m. Police say 38-year-old James Ford met the victim on a TARC bus, and promised him he would get him a job where he was working.
The two got off the bus together, and Ford allegedly promised to show him the warehouse where he was working. They stopped at a gas station on the way so Ford could get beer, according to an arrest report.
They then went to a "wooded area," where Ford could drink beer, police say.
While there, Ford allegedly groped the victim.
Police say the man pushed him away and Ford left the scene.