Man charged with soliciting a child

October 15, 2008 11:17:00 AM PDT
Cumberland County Sheriff's Detectives have charged a Hope Mills man with soliciting a child for sex via the internet.Jason Colton England, 24, was arrested at a shopping center after agreeing to meet a person he thought was a 13-year-old child.

Unbeknownst to England, he was communicating with a Sheriff's Detective posing as a child via a computer messaging system.

England was arrested without incident at the pre-arranged meeting place. He is charged with soliciting a child by computer.

He was taken to the Cumberland County Detention Center and later released under a $5,000 unsecured bond.

England made his first court appearance Wednesday in the Detention Center Courtroom.