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Police: Man Sent Nude Pics To Minor

August 2, 2018

DELAWARE TWP. — A 50-year-old Berks County man was arrested for sending nude photos and videos to an underage female in Pike County.

Harry Barton III of Reading, was arrested in Berks County after the victim’s family reported that their family member was receiving explicit photos on a social media platform in April, said state police at Blooming Grove.

Barton was charged with the solicitation of sexual abuse of children, corruption of minors and unlawful contract with minors, among other charges.

He remains in Berks County Jail and was unable to post $75,000 in bail. State police will extradite Barton to Pike County.

— KATHLEEN BOLUS

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