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Man Accused of Trying to Solicit Sex from 12-Year-Old Online

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

BRAXTON COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A 22-year-old man was arrested after investigators say he met a 12-year-old girl on Facebook and was trying to meet her for sex.

Harry Hinkle, of Braxton County, was arrested on Friday and charged with third degree sexual assault and soliciting a minor.

Investigators say he was using Facebook to try to lure the young girl to meet him.

Hinkle was already on probation for a grand larceny charge.


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