State Police have charged Stephen McDonald, 37, of Harrisville with four counts of display of obscene material to a minor and two counts of soliciting a minor by computer.

McDonald allegedly chatted online with a girl he believed to be 13 during an undercover chat sting operation in August 2011.

Police say he sent three photos and participated in a webcam chat.

The charges have been brought by Crimes Against Children Unit in Charleston.

McDonald is in the North Central Regional Jail on $50,000 bond.

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