ESCONDIDO (AP) — A Southern California man has been arrested on suspicion of having sex with a 12-year-old girl he met through an online social network.

Escondido police said Monday that investigators found 24-year-old Christopher Bradley Nutt with the girl in the bedroom of a house.

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The girl’s mother reported her missing since Saturday evening. Investigators checked her cell phone and questioned her friends before going to the house where they found her and Nutt.

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She was returned to her parents. Nutt was booked on suspicion of sex with a minor, possession of child pornography, and other counts.

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