Man arrested for trying to entice 12-year-old girl

NORFOLK – Police arrested a Norfolk man in connection with an attempt through Facebook to lure a 12-year-old girl.

The suspect communicated with who he believed to be a 12-year-old child who was attempting to sell a swimsuit via Facebook.

The girl’s mother went to police after she took over the text conversation with the man.

The suspect offered to bring marijuana to the girl’s home he also made sexual comments to her.

Police identified the 24-year-old as Zachariah A. Andrews, through his Facebook account.

According to police, the man was interviewed by detectives Wednesday and was then arrested on suspicion of sexual assault — use of an electronic communication device.