Eau Claire man charged with child enticement

Published: Jan. 10, 2019 at 4:11 PM CST
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An Eau Claire man is charged with child enticement in Eau Claire County.

Adam Lynch, 24, is charged with three counts, including attempted sexual assault of a child younger than 16.

According to the criminal complaint, Lynch initiated a conversation over Facebook with an undercover police detective who he thought was a 13-year-old girl. Lynch continued to message the undercover detective both on Facebook and by text message, eventually sending photos of himself and suggesting they should meet up to have sex.

On January 8, Lynch attempted to meet up at a park near Birch Street where he was taken into custody by police.