Freeport man charged for attempting to seduce teenage girl online

By  | 

FREEPORT, Ill. (WIFR) -- A Freeport man is accused of attempting to seduce a teenage girl online.

Kevin Moore, 55, allegedly used an online service to send sexual messages to a 16-year-old girl from Aug. 17 to Nov. 1, 2018. The Freeport Police Department arrested Moore on Tuesday after issuing a felony warrant.

The Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force opened an investigation on Nov. 16. Investigators determined Moore was involved in an inappropriate relationship with a juvenile girl.

Moore was charged with unlawful grooming. He is considered innocent unless proven guilty by the court of law.