Police have arrested an East Haven man accused of sending text messages to a 14-year-old girl asking for sex.
Jason Mahon, 36, of East Haven, has been charged with criminal attempt at second-degree sexual assault, enticing a minor, risk of injury to a minor and drug offenses.
Police said they posed as the teen and arranged to meet Mahon after the Department of Children and Families contacted them about the incident.
They arrested Mahon at the scheduled meeting place May 11.
Mahon was released on bond and is due in court May 20.