North Carolina man sentenced for enticing Lincoln minor in April

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LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT)-- A man is going to federal prison after driving halfway across the country, to Nebraska, to get a young child.

Alexander Kingston lived in North Carolina and met a 14-year-old child on a chatting website for teens. He's 27-years-old.

Kingston drove to Lincoln to meet the girl and her friend at a predetermined place and was met by Lincoln Police officers instead.

Officers were allowed access to the friend's account which made the arrest possible.

For this, he gets 10-years in prison followed by a 10-years supervised release and he must register as a sex offender.