Police: Illinois man exposed self on webcam to officer he thought was child

Police: Illinois man exposed self on webcam to officer he thought was child

Michael Schuette, 27, from New Douglas, Illinois has been charged for exposing himself to a St. Louis County officer posing as a 14-year-old girl on a webcam.

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on December 5, 2012 at 1:29 PM

Updated Thursday, Dec 6 at 12:31 PM

NEW DOUGLAS, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A convicted sex offender from New Douglas is facing charges for exposing himself to a girl under 15 years of age on a webcam.

Police say Michael Schuette, 27, was charged with attempted sexual misconduct on November 26th.

According to reports, on June 11th, Schuette accessed a chat room and connected with someone he thought was a 14-year-old girl. He had actually connected with a St. Louis County police officer who was posing as the young girl.

During the session, Schuette allegedly exposed himself and masturbated in front of the camera.

Police said Schuette has a 2007 conviction in Madison County, IL for possessing child pornography.

Schuette was taken into custody on Wednesday.

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