Police: Man walks 351 miles to meet teen for sex


Courtesy: Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office

(CNN) – An Indiana man is accused of walking 351 miles to have sex with a teenage girl.

Police said 32-year-old Tommy Lee Jenkins made the arrangement with a 14-year-old girl in Wisconsin, but he was communicating with an undercover sheriff’s officer.

Investigators said Jenkins demanded sexually explicit photographs and engaged in explicit conversations as he journeyed to meet her.

Jenkins now faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years and up to a lifetime in prison if convicted.

He’s scheduled to appear in a federal court on October 23.

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(This story was originally published on October 14, 2019)

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