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Angelina Co. sting nabs suspect also wanted for sexually assaulting a child

Angelina County deputies escort solicitation of a minor suspect to jail. Angelina County deputies escort solicitation of a minor suspect to jail.
21-year-old Robert Faulkner arrested and charged with 2 counts of online solicitation of a minor in Angelina County. 21-year-old Robert Faulkner arrested and charged with 2 counts of online solicitation of a minor in Angelina County.
ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - An Angelina County Sheriff's Office sting operation nabbed a suspect also wanted in a sexual assault of a child case in Sabine County.

ACSO detectives' takedown happened at a local business parking lot this Saturday afternoon.

Sheriff Greg Sanches says his deputies arrested 21-year-old Robert Faulkner, who arranged to meet a 15-year-old girl for sex. Instead of the juvenile, the man meet ACSO undercover deputies.

Sanches said Saturday night their investigation began earlier in the week after the suspect was also identified as a suspect in a sexual assault of a child case currently under investigation.

Faulkner was jailed Saturday night. He's charges include two counts of online solicitation of a minor in Angelina County and three counts of sexual assault of a child in Sabine County.

No bond has been set at this time.

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