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(A) No person shall annoy, disturb, make indecent advances to, lead or attempt to lead, take, carry, decoy or entice away a child under the age of 16 years, without just cause or without the authority of any person having lawful charge or custody of such child, with intent to detain or conceal such child from its parent, guardian or other person having the lawful charge or custody thereof, or knowingly harbor or conceal a child so led, taken, carried, decoyed or enticed away.
(B) For the purpose of this section, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ATTEMPT. An endeavor to accomplish the leading, taking, carrying, decoying or enticing beyond mere preparation, but falling short of execution of the ultimate design or any part of it.
INTENT TO DETAIN OR CONCEAL. The leading, taking, carrying, decoying or enticing of a child under 16 years of age into an automobile, inhabited or uninhabited dwelling, wooded area, vacant lot or any other location where a child could be concealed or detained.
(C) Whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree.
(Ord. 47-1969, passed 3-17-1969)