HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – The attorney general’s office is reporting the arrest of a Dauphin County man who traveled to Harrisburg to have sex with a minor.
According to a press release, Jeffrey D. Clark, 51, posted an online advertisement for sex and then traveled to Harrisburg for a sexual encounter with a person he thought was a 14-year-old boy.
Agents of the attorney general’s office posed online as a 14-year-old boy and responded to Clark’s ad. Agents said Clark propositioned the teen for sex via text message.
Clark was arrested Wednesday when he arrived at the meeting location in Harrisburg.
He is charged with two counts of unlawful contact with a minor and one count each of criminal solicitation to commit involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, criminal solicitation to commit statutory sexual assault and criminal use of communication facility.
Clark is in Dauphin County Prison in lieu of $125,000 bail. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 23.