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Bond Set for Child Enticement Suspect

Bond Set for Child Enticement Suspect
Posted at 5:52 PM, Dec 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-12 18:52:49-05

    An 78-year-old Ralston man accused of trying to meet an underage teen made his first court appearance Monday.

    Bond was set at $100,000 for Patrick Hofer.

    Investigators say he was engaged in a sexually explicit conversation online with what he believed to be a juvenile male last week.

    Instead, he was talking to an undercover Bellevue detective.

    Hofer arranged to meet with the juvenile in Banner Park, where police met and arrested him.