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Police: Honeoye man sent nude photos, tried to meet up with 14-year-old for sex

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(WHAM) - A man from Honeoye was arrested after investigators said he sent nude photos to a child and tried to meet up for sex.

Officers with the City of Canandaigua Police Department said Shane Merrell, 30, was using social media to send the naked photos of himself to a 14-year-old child.

According to officers, Merrell also tried to set up a meeting between himself and the teen to engage in sexual contact.

The 14-year-old was actually a n undercover detective working for the City of Canandaigua Police Department.

Merrell was arrested on June 16 and charged with second-degree attempted rape and first-degree disseminating indecent material to a minor.

He was issued an appearance ticket and is set to appear in Canandaigua City Court on July 22 at 8:30 a.m.

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