Man arrested on charges of online solicitation of a minor

Corpus Christi police have arrested a man accused of trying to have sex with a young child.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Corpus Christi police have arrested a man accused of trying to have sex with a young child.

32-year-old Joshua Ryan Hall was taken into custody Thursday night after and investigation by the Corpus Christi Police Department's Internet Crimes Against Children division.

According to an arrest affidavit, the victim's parents contacted police Wednesday to make the report. Investigators interviewed the female victim and she told police Hall sent her a message through Facebook and struck up a conversation.

Hall continued to send her messages and even called her on the phone trying to convince her to meet up and engage in sexual activity. Hall also told the victim that he had a sexual relationship with another girl that went to the same school as her.

Hall was arrested on charges of online solicitation of a minor and booked into the Nueces County Jail on a $75,000 bond.

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