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Man Accused Of Luring Teen Online Released From Jail

Posted January 13, 2004 10:59 a.m. EST

— A man who allgedly used instant messaging to arrange sex with an underage girl is out of jail.

Authorities released Mitchell Watson on a $10,000 bond Monday night.

Officials said Watson contacted the teen over the Internet and set up a meeting at Triangle Town Center Friday night. When he arrived, officers arrested him.

Watson came to Raleigh from South Carolina.