North Port police arrest man accused of trying to meet up with teen

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Harold Junior Castor Rodriguez (CREDIT: North Port Police Department)

North Port police have arrested a Palmetto man they say traveled to a park to meet a 14-year-old.

Instead, Harold Junior Castor Rodriguez, 25, was met by detectives pretending to be a teen girl.

Castor Rodriguez is faces charges of using an electronic device in an attempt to lure and then meet a child. He also faces an additional of using a communication device to facilitate a felony.

Police said Castor Rodriguez was using a chat app to reach the teen.

Castor Rodriguez is currently in the Sarasota County Jail with no bond.

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