LAKEHURST, NJ Ã¢â‚¬â€ A Lakehurst man who allegedly used Snapchat and Instagram to attempt to meet and have intercourse with a teenage woman has been charged with luring and tried sexual assault, authorities introduced.
Kevin Van Pelt, 29, was arrested Could 1 at his house in Lakehurst, Chief Thomas Gilbert of the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Workplace mentioned. The arrest adopted a two-month investigation by Woolwich Township police and the prosecutor’s workplace that discovered Van Pelt met the 14-year-old sufferer on-line after which talked to her by way of Snapchat and Instagram, making an attempt to persuade her to fulfill with him.
He requested the woman to ship him nude images and repeatedly tried to rearrange a gathering, the Courier-Publish of Cherry Hill reported.
Van Pelt is charged with tried felony sexual assault, luring and endangering the welfare of a kid. He stays within the Salem County jail, in keeping with jail data on-line.
The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Workplace assisted within the arrest, Gilbert mentioned.
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