FBI: OH man allegedly paid for sex with 14-year-old and threatened to shoot the girl if she told

PARMA, Ohio - A 54-year-old man has been jailed in Parma and charged with sex trafficking of children, the FBI announced Monday.

Richard Purnell had also threatened to shoot a 14-year-old girl with a shotgun if she ever told about him having sex with her, according to the girl's testimony.

In November 2015, the FBI came across an online advertisement of a so-called college girl who had a "thing for older men" that included photographs of a girl who the FBI said it later discovered was 14-years-old.

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