GILBERT, Ariz. -- (KNXV) -- A man accused of attempting to have sex with young children has been arrested after an undercover investigation by the Gilbert Police Department.
Police say on June 7, 23-year-old Cody Fay began talking with undercover detectives posing as the parent of a two and a three-year-old child and expressed interest in meeting the kids for sex.
Fay reportedly sent the undercover detectives an image of himself, as well as sexually explicit photos of a young girl. The photo Fay sent of himself was used to confirm his identity, police say.
Detectives arranged a meet up with Fay at a hotel in Mesa, where Fay believed he would meet the children to have sex.
On Friday, June 8, Fay arrived at the hotel and was arrested by police.