Minot man in custody for luring a minor

Jesse Kuntz
Jesse Kuntz(KFYR-TV)
Published: May. 20, 2023 at 12:26 PM CDT
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BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - A Minot man is in custody after Bismarck Police say he attempted to solicit sexual acts from a person he believed was a 16-year-old girl.

Police say 34-year-old Jesse Kuntz sent explicit messages and asked a person to meet at a Bismarck mall for sexual acts.

According to police, Kuntz believed he was communicating with a 16-years-old. The person was actually an officer.

Officers say they found Kuntz at the mall waiting to meet the 16-year-old.

Police say Kuntz admitted to messaging and waiting to meeting someone he believed to be underage.

He is charged with luring minors by computer.