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posted: 5/3/2013 7:32 AM

'CHiPs' star talks online safety in Indiana return

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Associated Press

MUNCIE, Ind. -- Actor Erik Estrada has returned to the Indiana city where he starred in a short-lived police reality series as he travels the country promoting ways to protect children from online predators.

The star from the 1970s TV police series "CHiPs" visited a Muncie church Thursday night to present his film "Finding Faith" depicting frightening situations between teenage girls and people they meet over the Internet.

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The Star Press reports Estrada told the crowd of nearly 500 people that children needed to be taught about potential online dangers.

Estrada filmed "Armed & Famous" for CBS in Muncie in the winter of 2006-07. He has since returned several times to the city.

Estrada was scheduled to present the film Friday night at another Muncie church.

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