Sex Offender Tried to Trap Boy in Bathroom at Dick's: Police

Suspect identified with surveillance footage

Monday, Aug 24, 2009  |  Updated 11:45 PM EDT
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Sex Offender Tried to Trap Boy in Bathroom at Dick's: Police

Fairfax County Police

Steven Liggon

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FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- A registered sex offender allegedly tried to snatch a boy from a restroom inside a Fairfax County store, according to authorities.

Steven Liggon, 47, approached a 9-year-old boy in the bathroom at the Dick's Sporting Goods store on Columbia Pike in Falls Church Saturday afternoon, investigators said.

The boy told his father that a man tried to trap him in the bathroom.

Investigators identified Liggon with store surveillance cameras, police said.

Police arrested Liggon Sunday at his house in Alexandria.

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