Man Thinks He Is Meeting 13-Year-Old For Sex, Actually Alamance Co Officer: Deputies

Man in Jail for Soliciting an Officer Who He Thought Was an 18-Year Old Girl

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. – A Winston-Salem man was arrested after trying to meet a 13-year-old for a sexual act, according to Alamance County Deputies. 

Deputies arrested Robert Sargent Jr., 39, after trying to meet a young girl he had been talking to at South Graham Municipal Park. The girl was actually an undercover officer.

When Sargent saw he was not meeting a 13-year-old girl, he led deputies on a short chase, and then was arrested.

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Sargent is charged with: Soliciting a Minor by Computer for a Sex Act, Flee to Elude Arrest with Motor Vehicle, Driving While License Revoked, as well as other charges.

He was booked into Alamance Co. Detention Center under a $5,000 secured bond.

The Alamance County Sheriff's Office says the investigation is ongoing.

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