PORT ORANGE  — A man tried to buy an 8-year-old girl from her mother at a Walmart in Port Orange for $200,000, police said.

Hellmuth Kolb, 81, is charged with false imprisonment and battery. Police said Kolb tried to grab and kiss the girl and after he offered to buy her.

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Police said it happened Friday afternoon at a Walmart in Port Orange.

Kolb fled the Walmart after the incident, but was tracked down by police and taken into custody on Saturday.

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Police said there are other reports of similar incidents and investigators are looking into other cases in Port Orange and Daytona Beach.

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