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Updated: 02/21/2014 08:00:01AM

Area man charged in online child sex sting

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Paul Vangelder

Paul Vangelder

By DREW WINCHESTER

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NORTH PORT — A Port Charlotte man was arrested Wednesday and accused of traveling to have sex with two children, one a girl with special needs, as part of a special operation by North Port Police aimed at nabbing online predators.

Paul Andrew Vangelder, 47, of the 1400 block of Batan Street, was charged with two counts each of attempted sexual battery on a victim under 12, using or allowing a child to engage in sex, use of a computer to solicit a parent or guardian, traveling to meet a child for sex, and conspiracy. He was also charged with one count of possession of child pornography, according to a report.

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