Man charged with soliciting girl over Internet

Peter Campobasso (Photo courtesy of Mansfield Police Department)

A man was arrested and charged with soliciting a 12-year-old girl over the Internet, Mansfield police said Tuesday.

Peter Campobasso, 30, of Medford, Mass., was charged with exhibiting a child in the state of nudity or sexual conduct.

Investigators said Campobasso was soliciting and encouraging the girl to send nude photos of herself in return for cash and gifts.

Investigators are looking into the possibility of more young victims.

Police said Campobasso is believed to have befriended young girls in the Mansfield and Attleboro areas via Facebook and social media.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Mansfield Police Department at 508-261-7300.