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Minnesota man arrested on suspicion he used Internet to lure 14-year-old West Fargo girl for sex

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Fargo North Dakota 101 5th Street North 58102

A Zimmerman, Minn., man faces a possible felony charge on suspicion he lured a 14-year-old West Fargo girl over the Internet for sex, according to a news release from the West Fargo Police Department.

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Robert Francis Blasey, 65, has been arrested on suspicion of luring a minor by computer.

Police believe he contacted the girl on the Internet and later met her. He is accused of having sexual contact with her within the past few months, the news release said.

Blasey is in custody in North Dakota's Burleigh County and will be brought to Cass County to face the charge. Police said they may also recommend additional charges.

If convicted, Blasey could face up to 10 years in prison.

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