A Bath man has pleaded guilty to using social media in an attempt to rape a nine-year-old child.
William Read, 33, pleaded guilty to a federal charge of online enticement of a minor.
Read was arrested by State Police and Homeland Security agents while on his way to meet the child. He was in possession of condoms and candy, and child pornography was found on his cell phone.
He is scheduled to be sentenced in September. He faces 10 years to life in prison and a possible $250,000 fine.