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Sex offender arrested in Folsom park

Christoper Stadel.
Christoper Stadel. Folsom Police Department

A Folsom man, a registered sex offender, was arrested late Friday at a city park for allegedly trying to entice a 13-year-old girl online, according to the Folsom Police Department.

Christopher Stadel, 34, was arrested without incident at 10 p.m. at Handy Family Park on suspicion of contacting a minor to commit a felony, police reported.

Stadel is being held at the Sacramento County Main Jail on $600,000 bail.

Department detectives, working with the Sacramento Valley Hi-Tech Crimes Task Force, conducted the investigation.

Police are asking anyone with information about Stadel to contact to call 916-355-7235 or email