A 25-year-old Chester County man was arrested last month accused of sexting a 12-year-old girl.
Michael Petrash of Coatesville, Pa. was arrested Oct. 25 after sending hundreds of texts to the girl, authorities said.
He allegedly casually texted the girl after the two met at a martial arts school, according to court records.
The texts reportedly changed from casual to sexual, according to authorities.
Petrash allegedly sent sexually explicit messages -- some of which instructed the girl to participate in sexual activities, according to West Goshen Police.
Police began investigating Petrash after receiving a report that the child had the elicit texts on her phone, police said.
Petrash is charged with corruption of a minor, obscene communication with a minor and related charges.
He was arraigned and jailed on $70,000 cash bail.
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