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Auburn man arrested on charges of child solicitation

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WPTA 21) -

A four-month-long investigation by Indiana State Police and the Fort Wayne Police Department has led to the arrest of an Auburn man on charges related to child solicitation.

ISP said Ryan Hall, 23, asked for explicit photos and videos of a 12-year-old Tippecanoe girl he had contacted through Facebook. The girl's parents had discovered messages on the girl's page in March and notified authorities.

Hall faces two counts of child solicitation, which are both Level 5 felonies.

Hall was also in possession of marijuana and paraphernalia when he taken into custody Friday afternoon. He was booked at the DeKalb County Jail.

The investigation, which had the assistance of the Tippecanoe County Sheriff Department, Auburn Police Department and DeKalb County Sheriff Department, was turned over to the DeKalb County Prosecutor's Office for review.   

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