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Police: Man Solicited Sex From 12-Year-Old Girls on Facebook

Ernest Hardy is being held on $5,000 cash bail pending his arraignment on Thursday

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Nashua Police

A New Hampshire man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly solicited two 12-year-old girls for sex on Facebook.

Ernest Hardy, 32, of 31 Manchester St., Nashua, is charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and three counts of certain use of computer services prohibited. 

Nashua Police said they received a report on Feb. 3 of a 12-year-old girl being solicited for sex on Facebook. After investigation they were able to identify Hardy as a suspect. Then on Feb. 9, police received a second report of Hardy soliciting a different 12-year-old girl.

A warrant was sought and he was arrested without incident. No further details about the crimes were released.

Hardy is being held on $5,000 cash bail pending his arraignment on Thursday in Nashua District Court.

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