Pearl Harbor sailor arrested following online enticement sting

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Published: Apr. 25, 2019 at 5:39 PM HST|Updated: Apr. 25, 2019 at 5:40 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A sailor stationed at Pearl Habor is being accused of using an app to arrange a meeting with three young girls for sex.

It turns out he was actually arranging a meeting with an undercover officer.

FBI agents arrested 30-year-old Michael David Kirk on two counts of coercion and enticement, and transfer of obscene material to a minor.

He made his initial appearance in court on Thursday afternoon.

The arrest is part of a nationwide effort to curb electronic enticement of minors.

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