Largo, Fla.-(970 WFLA)-Police have arrested a Tampa man for traveling to meet a minor for sex. Thirty eight year-old Thornell Thomas is also facing several related probation violations.
Officers say Thomas is a registered sex offender with a prior conviction for Lewd and Lascivious battery on a child. Arresting officers say Thomas was even wearing his electronic monitoring device when he showed up in Largo.
Investigators say Thomas met the young girl on a social networking website and set up the meeting. The girl's family found out about the on-line relationship and called police.