Salt Lake City man arrested for attempting to entice a 13-year-old over the internet to have sex

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) A Salt Lake City man has been arrested after police say he attempted to entice a 13-year-old over the internet. 

According to arresting documents, Eric Fillerup, 38, began talking with an individual through a chatting app on Feb 7 who he was aware was 13. 

During the chat, Fillerup told the girl he wanted to have sex with her. He asked her to meet up with her to engage in sexual activity. During the time he believed he was headed to meet her, he was listening to police scanners to avoid detection, according to documents.  

Instead of meeting with the girl, he was met by law enforcement. 

Fillerup was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail on one count second-degree felony enticing a minor over the internet or text. 

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