Readsboro man arrested for attempting to lure child for sex

Gene Peterson

READSBORO, Vt. (WCAX) Police have charged a Readsboro man with luring a child following an incident last month.

Police say Gene Peterson, 61, made multiple comments toward a juvenile in an attempt to lure her for sexual contact. Peterson was arrested after an investigation that began near the end of April.

The Readsboro man will be in court on Monday.