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Man Charged With Engaging In Sexual Relationship With Young Girl, Soliciting Young Girls On The Internet

Reported: Apr. 14, 2014 10:33 AM EDT
Updated: Apr. 14, 2014 11:34 AM EDT
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PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Tiersa Davis) -- A Gallia County man is facing several charges after detectives said he had a sexual relationship with a young girl and solicited another girl over the Internet in Scioto County.

Brian Scott Sibley, 27, of Vinton was charged with attempted rape, two counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, attempted unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and pandering obscenity involving a minor.

The Scioto County Sheriff's Department said it began an investigation April 4 after a mother said her 15-year-old daughter and an 11-year-old friend had been contacted by the suspect on the Internet. Detectives said they learned the suspect had solicited the girls for nude photos and engaged in sexual activity with one of the girls on two occasions.

Detectives said they used the girls online accounts to arrange a meeting with the suspect on Friday. Detectives said the suspect believed he would engage in sexual activity with both of the girls. The suspect was arrested and was placed in the Scioto County Jail with bond set at $105,000.

-- Scioto County Sheriff's Department Photo



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