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      Man arrested in Florence for underage sex solicitation

      Ian James Willis. Photo provided by the Florence County Detention Center

      A Charleston man has been arrested and charged after police say he made a date to have sex with an under aged teen girl.

      Ian James Willis, 19, of Charleston, has been arrested and charged with Attempted Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor, Unlawful Dissemination of Obscene Material To a Minor and Criminal Solicitation of a Minor, according to a release from the Florence County Sheriff's Office.

      According to the release, Willis has been communicating with an under aged teenage girl and is alleged to have sent the girl photos of his genitalia and offered to meet the girl to have sex.

      The release says Willis made arrangements to meet the girl in Florence on August 14 and when he arrived he was arrested.