Adam Robinson, 21, was arrested by Redlands, California police after traveling thousands of miles to meet a 13-year-old girl whom he had an online relationship with.
Robinson, who is a British citizen, was arrested Thursday for committing lewd acts with a child under 14, reports CBS Los Angeles.
Police Detective Andy Capps said: “Robinson had established an online relationship with the victim over the course of the past year and he flew into California on December 15."
The teens' parents made her report Robinson to local police.
Robinson was later arrested at a motel in Redlands, California, where the alleged lewd acts took place.
Robinson was booked at the West Valley Detention Center and is being held on $1 million bail. The Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) has placed a hold on him.