A Barberton man is behind bars accused of luring a real estate agent into an Akron home.
According to Akron Police, 52-year-old Robert Willet sent a graphic text image to the female agent’s cell phone on January 3rd.
Police say, Willet then called to schedule an appointment to see a home on Avondale Drive in West Akron January 18th.
The woman feared for her safety and through a family member, notified police before the appointment.
Police sent an undercover officer to confront Willet during the showing of the house.
Officers say, Willet had among other items, scissors, a box cutter, flashlight, cell phone and a local fire department badge.
Robert Willet is facing charges for attempted abduction and possession of criminal tools.
Since his arrest, detectives followed up with another victim on a similar incident from October 2006, which resulted in an additional charge of gross sexual imposition.
Read the full article “Man Accused of Luring Real Estate Agent To House” in Fox8 (January 20, 2010).