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Poconos man arrested for allegedly sending nude photos to girl

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Sep 01 2013 12:04:14 PM CDT
Updated On: Sep 01 2013 12:05:08 PM CDT
Kevin Torres

A 23-year-old Poconos man has been arrested for allegedly sending online photographs of his genitals to a 14-year-old girl, according to the Monroe County District Attorney's Office.

The district attorney provided the following account of the incident that led to the arrest of Tobyhanna Township resident Kevin Torres:

In July, Torres contacted the girl, whom he didn’t know, on Facebook and began sending her private messages asking her if she would have sex with him. The girl's parents contacted police, at which time an investigation began.

A detective then assumed the girl's identify on Facebook. Police say Torres continued asking the girl for sex and sent several photos of his genitals, even after acknowledging he knew he could be arrested for doing so due to the girl's age.

Torres was taken into custody on Friday. He awaits a preliminary court hearing scheduled for Sept. 9.