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Waikiki man accused of sexting minor

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A Waikiki man has been arrested for allegedly trying to get a 16-year-old Kapolei girl to text him naked photographs of herself.

Honolulu Police Department officials say 28-year-old Manuel Maldonado knew the girl was a minor when he tried to get her to take explicit pictures of herself.

Maldonado has been charged with soliciting a minor for prostitution and promoting minor-produced sexual images.

His bail is set at $25,000 dollars.

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