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Woodway Police arrest 34-year-old man for online solicitation of a minor

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Posted at 9:06 PM, Aug 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-07 22:06:17-04

WOODWAY, TX — Woodway Police arrested a man for online solicitation of a minor after he allegedly initiated a sexual conversation with who he believed was a 16-year-old girl.

Woodway Officers arrested 34 year old Justin Stead of Beverly Hills for online solicitation of a minor, a second degree felony on Aug. 7.

Stead initiated a social media conversation with a female subject. Detectives took over the conversation and posed as a 16-year-old female.

Stead believed he was speaking with the 16-year-old and quickly turned the conversation sexual, according to police.

He discussed sexual acts and sent lewd images before agreeing to meet for sex in the parking lot of a local business.

When Stead arrived he was taken into custody by Woodway officers.

He was placed in the McLennan County Jail where he is awaiting bond.