Columbus Police arrest man accused of having sex with 15-year-old girl

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Columbus Division of Police has arrested a man accused of having sex and sending lewd photos to a teenage girl.

Police say 35-year-old Jerome Washington was wanted for unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and pandering obscenity involving a minor.

The victim is 15 years old. Police say her mother found evidence and turned it into police.

Police say Washington had a sexual relationship with the teen beginning in the summer of 2017.

He also sent nude video footage of himself to the teen, CPD says.

Washington was arrested early Saturday morning.

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