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Alton man charged with child solicitation

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By Afton Spriggs By Afton Spriggs

(KMOV) -- Robert Shaw, 41, of Alton, Illinois was arrested for the solicitation of a 13-year-old girl online.

Madison County Sheriffs Department investigated the case after receiving a tip from Naperville Police Department.

An undercover Naperville police officer received three solicitations from an individual posing as a priest online who was believed to be in Madison County.

Madison County Sheriffs Office Computer Crime Detective later identified and executed a search warrent for Shaw.

A computer was also siezed from Shaw's home.

Shaw was questioned and then held at Madison County Jail.

Bond was set at $60,000




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