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Johnston Man Accused of Online Solicitation

Posted February 8, 2007 11:51 a.m. EST
Updated February 8, 2007 1:31 p.m. EST

— A Four Oaks man is charged with trying to lure an 14-year-old girl to a mall in Greensboro for a sexual rendezvous. It turns out he was talking with a Johnston County detective.

Authorities said the detective posed online as a girl playing hooky from high school.

According to the Johnston County Sheriff's Office, David Forsyth, 44, met a team of detectives at the mall Thursday morning.

Forsyth faces a charge of soliciting a child by computer to commit unlawful sex acts.