Police trap 25-year-old pursuing sex with girl
Ryan Reza Salhzadeh uses Omegle app to seduce girl
A chat service that allows mobile device users to talk to strangers paired up a 25-year-old rehabilitation center nursing assistant from Georgia with a 12-year-old student from Pembroke Pines, police said.
The girl said she was 18 years old. She exchanged sexually explicit messages with Ryan Reza Salhzadeh, of Fayetteville County, for a month. The girl's parents were suspicious, took her phone and searched it. Her dad called police.
The girl later told police that she loved Salhzadeh and wanted to have his child. Pembroke Pines Police Department investigators took over her account. An officer pretending to be the girl disclosed that she was going to be celebrating her 13th birthday.
"Age doesn't matter. It's just a silly number," Salhzadeh said during a chat on the Omegle free service, according to investigators. "I'm not one of those people who freak out about age. I want you baby."
When Salhzadeh sent a message saying that he wanted to travel to Florida to have sex with her, Pembroke Pines police contacted the Georgia Internet Crimes Against Children task force.
Salhzadeh planned to meet the girl at a Coweta County hotel and take her to his place at Fayetteville County. When Coweta County deputies arrested him Feb. 1 in the hotel lobby, he had candy, condoms and an emergency contraceptive known as "the morning after" pill. Deputies seized his cell phone.
Police found he was also exchanging sexually explicit messages with another teenage girl. He was charged with enticing a child for indecent purposes, aggravated child molestation and criminal attempt to commit statutory rape.
Salhzadeh was held without bond in Coweta County before authorities transferred him to Broward County, where he was charged with obscene communication, while using a computer to seduce, solicit, lure a child and transmit harmful information to minors. He was out on a $51,500 bond.
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