Sixth man arrested in sting

June 03, 2010
(Courtesy the Huntington…)

Police on Wednesday arrested the sixth man in an online sting on suspicion of driving to Huntington Beach to have sex with a fictitious 13-year-old girl.

Whittier resident Gregory Aguirre, 53, was arrested on suspicion of attempted lewd conduct with a child, arranging a meeting place with a minor for lewd conduct, communicating with a minor, attempted oral copulation of a minor and disorderly conduct.

Aguirre is being held in the Huntington Beach Jail on $110,000 bail.

Aguirre began talking online to detectives posing as a 13-year-old girl, police said.

He tried to create a sexual relationship with the girl, despite being repeatedly told her age, police said.

Police arrested Aguirre at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday after they said he made a plan to meet the girl in Huntington Beach to have sex with her.

Officials wouldn’t release the website used or specifics as it is an ongoing investigation.

— Britney Barnes

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