For­mer city res­i­dent charged with sex crimes in­volv­ing girl

The Morning Call - - LOCAL NEWS - — An­drew Scott

Allentown po­lice say a for­mer city res­i­dent sent a 13-year-old girl a video of a man mas­tur­bat­ing and tried meet­ing her in per­son for sex.

Nathan MacDon­ald, 26, of Leomin­ster, Mas­sachusetts, was ar­rested Tues­day af­ter be­ing charged Sept. 9 with il­le­gal con­tact with a mi­nor and dis­sem­i­nat­ing sex­u­ally ex­plicit ma­te­rial to a mi­nor. MacDon­ald was re­leased on $50,000 un­se­cured bail.

The girl’s fa­ther in June re­ported MacDon­ald’s sex­u­ally ex­plicit on­line con­ver­sa­tions with her, po­lice said. MacDon­ald told the girl he could go to prison if she told any­one about their on­line chats, po­lice said.

Po­lice found the video they said MacDon­ald sent the girl on her phone. Po­lice said the girl re­ported MacDon­ald wanted to meet her in per­son at a lo­ca­tion away from her home for sex.

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