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Spokane Police arrest man for soliciting sex with a minor

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Spokane Police SVU have arrested a 63-year-old man believed to have solicited sex with a minor. Spokane Police SVU have arrested a 63-year-old man believed to have solicited sex with a minor.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

 A 63-year-old man was arrested yesterday for allegedly attempting to solicit sex with a minor. Spokane Police Special Victims Unit arrested Christopher L. Hay at around 4 p.m. for attempting to Communicate with a Minor for Immoral Purposes.

Police said in a news release that Hay is believed to have engaged in repeated email exchanges with a detective who he believed to be a girl in her mid-teens. Hay contacted the undercover detective on a local website where people can post ads seeking sexual encounters, and allegedly offered money for sex acts. 

Spokane Police detectives want to remind parents to supervise their kids' activity online, and parental control programs are available to help restrict Internet activity. More information and resources for monitoring Internet activity can be found here.

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