Man accused of trying to solicit sex from 13-year-old

LOUISA, VA (WWBT) - An 81-year old man is behind bars, accused of using the internet to solicit sex from what he thought was a 13-year-old girl in Louisa County.

Louisa authorities arrested Irvin Baldwin after he allegedly traveled from his Mechanicsville home to try and meet the teenager.

Police say during a month-long investigation, detectives had several sexual conversations with Baldwin.

He'll face three charges at a bond hearing on Thursday.

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