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Henderson man, 66, arrested for online solicitation of minor

Stephen Wayne Perritte. Photo Source: Gregg County Jail. Stephen Wayne Perritte. Photo Source: Gregg County Jail.

GREGG COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A Henderson man has been arrested and charged with online solicitation of a minor.

According to the Longview Police Department, the suspect, Stephen Wayne Perritte, 66, knowingly sent text messages to meet and engage in a sexual act, to a person he believed to be 14-years-old.

The arrest report states that Perritte traveled from Henderson to Longview on Wednesday with the intent of meeting the minor for sex.

Perritte was booked into the Gregg County Jail on Wednesday, and is being held on $20,000 bond.

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