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Last updated 12:42AM ET
September 19, 2018
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Pennsylvania man arrested in internet sex case
(WOUB) - A Pennsylvania man is facing charges in Washington County after authorities say he emailed pornographic pictures to what he thought was a 14-year old girl.

According to a press release, 44-year old Michael Franklin of Pottstown, Pennsylvania actually sent the photos to a Washington County Sheriff's Office detective posing as the girl.

He was arrested in Pennsylvania and is charged with six fifth degree felonies.

Sheriff Larry Mincks says a detective had been talking to Franklin over the internet while as a fourteen year old girl since February 2006.

Franklin is in custody in Pennsylvania and awaiting extradition to Washington County.
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