Polk Co. Sheriff's Office: 17-year-old solicited sex in online chats with girls, ages 11-13

Colton Lester (Source: Polk County Jail)
Colton Lester (Source: Polk County Jail)

POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Polk County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested 17-year-old man on Monday after he allegedly solicited girls ranging in age from 11 to 13 in online conversations.

Colton Alan Lester, of Livingston, is still being held in the Polk County Jail on two felony charges - solicitation of a minor for sexual contact and solicitation of a minor under the age of 14. Collectively, his bail has been set at $100,000.

According to a press release, the Polk County Sheriff's Office received two complaints from concerned parents in reference to some online conversations their underage children were having with an adult male.

The press release stated that PCSO investigators were able to obtain evidence against Lester on Monday.

"Based on the information that the Sheriff's Office received there are other possible victims that has come into contact with Colton Lester online," said Capt. Rickie Childers of the Polk County Sheriff's Office. "We are asking if you have any further information please contact the Polk County Sheriff's Office."

To contact the Polk County Sheriff's Office, call (936) 327-6810.

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