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Man charged with trying to buy 7-year-old girl from grandma for $200

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MARIETTA, Ga. -

A strange man kept following a woman and her granddaughter as they shopped in Cobb County, Georgia — and police say she soon realized the man wasn't there just to buy merchandise.

Police say the woman and her granddaughter were shopping at a Kroger grocery store Monday night when Einodd Samimi began making "inappropriate comments" and following them around the store, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Officers told WXIA News that Samimi commented about "how pretty the child's hair was" and at one point offered to buy the 7-year-old for $200.

The woman told officers that it was the second time he'd offered to purchase the child that day. The grandmother told police the same man had offered her $100 to "have" the little girl earlier that same night in a Walmart.

After she confronted Samimi in Kroger, police say, a "large" crowd chased him out of the store and back to his car

Police were able to track Samimi down and he was arrested Tuesday, charged with enticing a child and criminal solicitation.

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