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Laguna Hills man is arrested in underage sex sting

August 3, 2011 |  9:00 pm

Ian Kincheloe allegedly tried to have sex with a 13-year-old girl A Laguna Hills man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of trying to have sex with what he believed was a 13-year-old girl, authorities said.

Instead, Ian Kincheloe met an undercover investigator who had posed as the girl in a series of online, text and phone communications between the two, the Orange County Sheriff's Department said.

Kincheloe, 25, was taken into custody at the Huntington Beach Pier, where the rendezvous was supposed to take place, the department said.

He was being held Wednesday night in lieu of $100,000 bail.

Anyone with information is asked to call (866) 847-6273.


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Photo: Ian Kincheloe

Credit: Orange County Sheriff's Department