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Deputies: Oregon man attempted to lure 14-year-old girl from Arkansas

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Gerald Sanders, jail booking photo Gerald Sanders, jail booking photo
ROSEBURG, OR (KPTV) -

A Douglas County man attempted to lure a 14-year-old girl to Oregon from Arkansas, according to deputies.

Gerald Sanders, 41, of Idleyld Park, is facing felony charges of luring a minor and online sexual corruption of a child.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office obtained information from a detective in Arkansas that Sanders had been communication online with someone he believed to be a 14-year-old girl.

Detectives said Sanders agreed to meet the girl to engage in sexual activity.

Sanders was arrested when he arrived at a prearranged location in Roseburg to meet the girl, according to deputies.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office was assisted during the investigation by the Roseburg Police Department and the Douglas County District Attorney's Office.

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