Police: Local man tries to meet girl for sex, gets arrested instead

Police: Local man tries to meet girl for sex, gets arrested instead

Police: Local man tries to meet girl for sex, gets arrested instead

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on February 27, 2014 at 5:58 AM

Updated Thursday, Feb 27 at 10:32 AM

(KMOV) -- A Granite City man faces charges after he allegedly tried to meet up with a child who turned out to be an undercover officer.

Christopher Stephens, 34 was charged with one count of attempted enticement of a child and one count of sexual misconduct involving a child under 15.

Police say Stephens went on the Internet and asked for sexual contact with an undercover police officer who was  posing as a 14-year-old minor in St. Louis County.

According to the probable cause statement, Stephens displayed an image of male genitalia as his profile photo.

The internet communication took place between June 3, 2011 and July 26, 2011.

A $100,000 bond is set for Stephens.

 

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