SANTA MARIA, Calif- A man was arrested in Santa Maria after police said he solicited sexual acts from a 13-year-old girl walking to school.
The suspect walked up to the girl in the area of the 400 Block of North Thornburg. Police said he offered the girl $500 dollars to perform a sex act.
The girl ran away and reported the incident to police. Responding officers arrested the suspect, Angel Mendez. He was transported to the Santa Barbara County Jail and booked.