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Huntsville man arrested for multiple charges related to sexual activity with a minor

Police say the 22-year-old met a minor on an online dating app and used social media to engage with her in sexual activity.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Huntsville Police Department arrested a 22-year-old man on April 8 for five charges relating to sexual activity with a minor.

Police said 22-year-old Daniel Sharp met a minor on an online dating app and used social media to engage with her in sexual activity.

HPD said Sharp picked the girl up and brought her back to his apartment in Huntsville.

The Huntsville Police Department Special Victims Unit charged Sharp with rape, sodomy, traveling to meet a child for an unlawful sex act, electronic solicitation of a child and transmitting obscene material to a child.

Sharp was arrested at his apartment on April 8 and taken into custody without incident. He is being held at the Madison County Jail on a total bond of $130,000 for the five charges.

The rape, sodomy, electronic solicitation of a child and transmitting obscene material to a child charges each have a bond of $20,000 and the traveling to meet a child for an unlawful sex act charge carries a bond of $50,000.

 Huntsville police said the investigation is still ongoing and additional charges may be brought. Investigators ask that anyone with information regarding Sharp call 256-213-4501.

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