Crime

Man Arrested For Trying To Meet 10-Year-Old Girl For Sex

| by Kathryn Schroeder

A Portland, Oregon, man was arrested on multiple charges after attempting to meet a 10-year-old girl for sex.

Michael Bowen, 22, is charged with online corruption in the first degree, luring a minor, attempted sex abuse in the first degree, attempted rape in the first degree, and attempted sodomy in the first degree, KPTV reports.

Police went to the girl’s home around 3 a.m. Thursday after being told by her parents that an acquaintance of the family was texting her nude photos of himself, KATU reports.

It was discovered that Bowen planned to meet the girl at noon Thursday for sex. Police were waiting for Bowen at the arranged location and arrested him.

Two other underage female victims were also discovered during the police investigation. Police have not released details about what transpired between Bowen and the other girls.

Sources: KATU, KPTV / Photo credit: KPTV