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9 arrested in Texas online solicitation cases

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 Nine adults have been charged in a Houston-area online investigation involving children allegedly solicited for sex.

The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday announced the arrests after officers went online to pose as minors.

Four men are charged with attempted sexual assault of a child and online solicitation of a minor. Five other people faces charges of possession or promotion of child pornography.

Fort Bend County deputies and officers from other agencies followed up after a teen in October told her mother that she was assaulted last summer by someone she met via social media. That led to the arrest of a 41-year-old Houston man.