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Florida Man Found Guilty of Sex With 14-Year-Old Girl, Attempting to Lure Second Teen Into Relationship

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  • A jury convicted 31-year-old Romeo Sanchez on charges that included sex acts with a minor and possessing or producing child pornography.

A Florida man has been found guilty on charges he had sex multiple times with a teen girl while attempting to entice a second teen into a similar relationship.

A jury convicted 31-year-old Romeo Sanchez on charges that included sex acts with a minor and possessing or producing child pornography.

Cape Coral Police arrested Sanchez, who was a registered sex offender, after they say he lured a 14-year-old family friend into a relationship that lasted several months and included the victim sending explicit videos of herself according to NBC affiliate WBBH-TV.

After investigators took his cell phone and notified him of their case, Sanchez reportedly got a new phone and attempted to start a relationship with a 13-year-old girl who came into a restaurant where Sanchez worked – with police saying he started in a fake social media account posing as a teen to begin communication with that victim.

Sanchez is expected to be sentenced in May, where he faces a maximum sentence of life in a federal prison.

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