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Man accused of trying to meet teen for sex

Demonte Stewart (Source: First Judicial District Drug Task Force via Facebook) Demonte Stewart (Source: First Judicial District Drug Task Force via Facebook)
WYNNE, AR (KAIT) -

A Wynne man is behind bars after authorities say he tried to meet a teenage girl for sex.

The First Judicial District Drug Task Force announced the arrest of 22-year-old Demonte Stewart on their Facebook page Friday.

According to the task force, Stewart arrived at a "local motel to meet a female of the age of 13 for the purpose of having sex."

He is currently being held at the Cross County Jail and charged with sexual indecency with a child, a Class D felony.

Stewart's bond was set at $50,000 after he appeared in Cross County District Court.

Stewart was ordered to have no communication with anyone under the age of 18 in person, electronically, or through third parties.

The Wynne Police Department assisted in the arrest.

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