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Newark man coerced teen into sending him lewd photos, facing several charges in Seneca Falls

On Wednesday around 8:12 a.m. police arrested Christopher Ford, 28, of Newark following a social media investigation that began in February.

During the investigation it was determined that Ford sent sexually lewd and explicit photos and videos to a female under the age of 17 on Snapchat.

He also coerced the same victim into sending lewd photos of herself to him.

Ford was charged with disseminating indecent materials to minors, coercion, and endangering the welfare of a child.

He was taken into custody at the Wayne County Jail where he was held on separate charges. Meanwhile, was held $100 cash bail for the charges in Seneca County.