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Bluefield man arrested for trying to meet teen for sexual acts

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Shawn Marcano, 29, of Bluefield, WV Shawn Marcano, 29, of Bluefield, WV
MERCER COUNTY (WVVA) -

A Bluefield, WV man is in jail after officers say he tried to meet what he believed was a 15-year-old girl for sexual acts.

Shawn Marcano, 29, is charged with solicitation of a child via a computer.

Detective-Sergeant Steven Sommers with the Mercer County Sheriff's Office says Marcano believed he had been talking online to a 15-year-old and described sexual acts he wanted to perform on her.

On Thursday, Sgt. Sommers set up a meeting in Princeton where Marcano was arrested.

He's in Southern Regional Jail awaiting arraignment.

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