The family of a 40-year-old man accused of luring a child involving an Edmonton teenager released a statement Tuesday.

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In an email to Global News, Noah Madrano’s sister shared a comment on behalf of her family:

“No word from us will ease the trauma that the young victim and the victim’s family have endured.

“If such words existed, we would offer them with all the pain and anguish that fills our hearts.

“Our greatest hope is that this young man and his family can heal, through a combination of time, support and love.

“We love Noah unconditionally, which includes loving him through even the most unthinkable acts. Our love does not mean that we tolerate, excuse or minimize these acts; vehemently, we do not.

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“There is no excuse to harm a child. We ask that our privacy be respected so that we can begin processing these events.”

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The Edmonton teen was last seen on Friday, June 24 around 8:30 a.m. in the area of ​​131 Avenue and 91 Street, which is next to Killarney Junior High School.

Edmonton police said they found her in Oregon on the morning of July 2 and arrested a man for luring children.

Police believe the two met online.


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Oregon man arrested for luring a boy, while a missing girl is reunited with her family


Oregon man arrested for luring a boy, while a missing girl is reunited with her family

According to the Clackamas County District Attorney’s office in the city of Oregon, Madrano “was apprehended through a joint effort by the City of Oregon Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation on July 2, 2022 in the city of Oregon. from Oregon.

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“The alleged victim was also located with Mr. Mardano.”

Chief Deputy District Attorney Chris Owen said Madrano is being held at the Clackamas County Jail and is expected to be arraigned at 2 pm Tuesday.

He will appear in court “for a felony of information for kidnapping in the second degree, rape in the second degree and sexual abuse in the first degree.

“We understand that the federal government will also initiate charges. Going forward, we will work with our federal partners to determine the proper course of this prosecution,” Owen added.

Several organizations were part of the investigation, including ALERT (Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams), the Northern Alberta Child Internet Exploitation Unit, Oregon City Police and the FBI.

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