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Gainesville man charged in undercover online sex sting

John Hartwell Smith John Hartwell Smith
HALL COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Hall County investigators arrested a 48-year-old Gainesville man in an undercover online sting.

John Hartwell Smith arranged to meet with what he believed to be an underage girl for sex, according to investigators.

The ad was posted on Craigslist.

Deputies said a meeting place was agreed upon and Smith was arrested when he arrived.

He is charged with one count of enticing a child for indecent purposes.

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