Caldwell man arrested for online solicitation of minor

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LUFKIN, Tex. (KBTX) Officers with the Lufkin Police Department have arrested a Caldwell man accused of asking a girl to send him nude photos and videos of her herself, via Facebook and other messaging apps.

Jason Allen Benson, 36, is charged with second-degree felony, online solicitation of a minor under 14, according to TV station KTRE in Lufkin.

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According to Lieutenant David Young, Benson contacted the victim on Facebook, and the mother of the victim became aware of these messages and took pictures of them, to present as evidence to law enforcement.