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Braxton man charged with attempting to solicit minor

A Braxton County man has been charged with attempting to solicit a minor via computer by Bridgeport investigators. The officers say the accused attempted to meet up with a juvenile who he thought was a 15-year-old girl.

According to a criminal complaint, Jeffrey James, 35, of Gassaway was texting and using social media to communicate with someone whom he believed to be a 15-year-old female from Bridgeport between April 1 and July 1 of 2022.

On July 1, James had allegedly set up a plan to travel to Bridgeport in order . . .

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