Police investigate nude photos sent to minor

Police investigate nude photos sent to minor

PEMISCOT COUNTY, MO (KAIT) - A warrant has been requested for a Missouri man suspected of sending nude pictures to a minor.

According to a Pemiscot County probable cause statement, sheriff's deputies received a tip that someone had sent sexual texts and picture messages to a minor in November 2015.

After speaking with the minor, deputies learned that the images had been sent to her phone from an unfamiliar number.

Deputies obtained the cell phone for a forensic search of all its contents and later contacted the suspect, who is from of Cooter.

The suspect was informed of the allegations and gave deputies his phone to be searched.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a forensic search of the phone showed he had made several visits to a porn site on the same day the pictures were sent to the minor's phone.

When the suspect was later contacted, he stated that he "has been advised by counsel not to speak with law enforcement concerning this case."

Deputies believe there is enough evidence to charge the suspect with enticement of a child.

The suspect has not been arrested.

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