Fayette County Man Arrested For Soliciting A Juvenile For Sex


SCARBRO, WV (WOAY) – A Fayette County man was arrested this evening for soliciting a juvenile.

This afternoon Fayette County Sheriffs Deputies were contacted regarding an incident involving the possible solicitation of a minor in the Scarbro area.  Further investigation showed that a man sent sexually explicit photographs of himself to who he believed to be a local 16-year-old female.

Herman Bryant, 44 of Scarbro, was charged with Soliciting a Minor via Computer. He was able to post the $15,000 bond set by the Fayette County Magistrate’s Office.

If you have any information regarding this incident, contact the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department at 304-574-3590, or through our Facebook page “Fayette County Sheriff’s Department,” or you can contact Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP. This incident remains under investigation by Corporal A.B. Hudson of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department

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