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Sexting lands Waynesboro teen behind bars

Dra-Charles Henry Dra-Charles Henry
WAYNESBORO, MS (WDAM) -

A Waynesboro teenage is behind bars for sending sexually explicit text messages to a 14-year-old girl. 

Dra-Charles Henry, 19, is charged with touching a child for lustful purposes, enticement of a child to meet for sexual purposes, and exploitation of a child. 

Authorities said he met with the young girl and touched her inappropriately. 

Henry's bond was set at $50,000. 

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