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State Police: Sex offender attempted to pay for sex with 6-year-old girl

Wade Perkins, 30 (Source: Louisiana State Police) Wade Perkins, 30 (Source: Louisiana State Police)
GRAND ISLE, LA (WVUE) -

Louisiana State Police say they arrested a sex offender who was prepared to pay for a sexual encounter with a 6-year-old girl.

30-year-old Wade Perkins of Grand Isle faces attempt and conspiracy to commit first degree rape. Investigators say they received information that Perkins was trying to locate and purchase a child for sexual purposes.

Authorities booked him into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center. Perkins is a sex offender in Michigan. State Police say the investigation is ongoing and more charges are expected. 

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