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Bismarck Man Charged with Luring a Minor

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A 31-year-old Bismarck man is charged with luring minors by computer.

Sean Murphy responded to an ad on craigslist.com last May.

The ad was placed by a detective posing as a teen girl from Bismarck.

Through email the detective told Murphy he was a 14-year-old girl.

Murphy sent several sexually explicit texts and twice invited who he thought was a 14-year-old girl to his residence.

The luring charge is a class 'b' felony.

Murphy is held on $5,000 cash bond and is to have no contact with minors under 18 except his children.

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