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Rockford man charged with Indecent Solicitation with a minor online


ROCKFORD (WREX) — A Rockford man is accused of having inappropriate contact with a minor online.

Rockford Police conducted an investigations a few weeks ago and identified 48-year-old Shawn Albers as the suspect.

Albers was taken into custody on Wednesday. He's charged with Indecent Solicitation of a Child over the Internet, Grooming and Distribution of Harmful Material.

He is being held in the Winnebago County Jail.

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