A Torrington man accused of arranging for a sexual encounter with a teenage boy has been arrested after the website group, POP Squad, caught him on video, according to Torrington police.
Police said Cole Sutton, 33, of Torrington, communicated with a person he thought was a 15-year-old boy he met on a social media site and the two arranged to meet for some type of sexual encounter.
The person Sutton was communicating with was not a 15-year-old boy but actually an adult from the website POP Squad, which stands of Prey on Predators, and the group recorded the encounter and later cooperated with police, police said.
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On Thursday, police arrested Sutton, who was charged with criminal attempt to commit, use of a computer to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity and criminal attempt to commit sexual assault in the second degree.
Sutton was also charged with criminal attempt to use of a computer to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity and criminal attempt to commit sexual assault in the second degree.
Sutton posted a $100,000 bond and will appear in court on June 26.