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Traffic stop leads to arrest of man accused of soliciting sex from minor

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A Chattanooga Police officer stopped a vehicle for speeding on Friday. The driver told the officer he was rushing home because he was worried about his children’s safety.

The officer followed the man home to find 29-year-old Emanuel Carter.

Those on scene told police Carter pulled a juvenile into an abandoned apartment on Windsor Street, closed the door and told demanded sex from the juvenile.

The juvenile ran from the apartment, ran home and called his parents. Eyewitnesses told police they saw the juvenile fleeing the apartment with Carter chasing him.

Police arrested Carter and charged him with solicitation of a minor. He was booked at the Hamilton County Jail on a $60,000 bond and is expected to answer to the charge in court on December 14.

Carter has a lengthy criminal record, dating back to 2004.

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