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Anaheim man arrested in online sex sting

David Bryan, a 40-year-old registered sex offender, was arrested for allegedly arranging online to have sex with a 13-year-old girl in Huntington Beach who was an undercover officer participating in an underage sex sting.

March 5, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
An Anaheim man has been arrested, accused of trying to have sex with a 13-year-old girl he met online.Huntington Beach investigators say David Bryan, 40, is a registered sex offender and solicited sex acts online, thinking he was in contact with a 13-year-old resident of Huntington Beach.

In fact, investigators say an undercover police detective posed as a girl online.

Bryan was arrested Thursday at about 8 p.m. in Huntington Beach.

Detectives also served a search warrant on his residence in Anaheim. Investigators say they found evidence related to the crime and child pornography.

Because of his previous crimes, detectives asked for and were granted a no bail hold on Bryan.

He's booked at Huntington Beach City Jail for attempted lewd acts with a minor less than 14 years of age, communicating with a minor with intent to commit lewd acts and possession of child pornography.