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Man charged with soliciting minors through Craigslist

Posted November 14, 2017 11:51 a.m. EST

— A man has been charged with attempting to solicit a minor through Craigslist, police say.

According to authorities, Winston Blacker is accused of placing a Craigslist ad offering shelter to teen girls. Law enforcement in St. Louis County responded to the ad and spoke with Blacker over the phone.

A detective told the suspect she was 14-years-old and agreed to meet at a motel for the purpose of having sex.

Police say the suspect was arrested at the agreed location.

No further details about this case have been released at this time.