Sheriff: Man travels to Chattanooga for sex with child he met on Facebook

Sheriff: Man travels to Chattanooga for sex with child he met on Facebook

June 5th, 2014 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Christian Matthews

Christian Matthews

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Marion County man it says came to Chattanooga to engage in sex acts with a minor.

27-year-old Christian Matthews was arrested Wednesday.

Authorities say he initiated contact with a minor through Facebook and requested a meeting to engage in sex acts. The minor's mother contacted law enforcement.

Matthews was charged with solicitation of a minor to commit aggravated statutory rape.