ROOT, N.Y. (NEWS10) – New York State Police arrested a man following a traffic stop Thursday they say had sexual contact with a 16-year-old girl he met online.
Nathaniel Talbot, 29, of Fonda, N.Y., is charged with 3rd degree sexual abuse, endangering the welfare of a child, and unlawful possession of marijuana.
Police say Talbot spoken to the girl through dating and messaging apps Plenty of Fish and Kik prior to meeting her.
The teen is accused providing a false date of birth in order to conceal her age when questioned by police. She was charged with false impersonation and obstruction of governmental administration.
She is due in court at a later date.
After searching Talbot’s vehicle, police say they found a glass pipe containing marijuana and a baggie containing one gram of marijuana.
Talbot was released and is due back in court on November 14.
Police are asking any minor who may have been contacted by Talbot inappropriately to contact police at (518)-853-4708.