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Fouke man arrested in child predator sting

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MILLER COUNTY, Ark. -

A Fouke, Arkansas man is behind bars for sexual deviancy with a child.

The Miller County Sheriff's Office and Arkansas State Police say they went undercover to catch the alleged sexual predator.

Henry Smith, 39, has been charged with 2nd Degree Sexual Assault of a Child.
    
Authorities say Smith had been contacting a 13-year old girl on social media.  
    
Miller County Chief Deputy DeWayne White says these type of cases are becoming more and more common.

"I'm telling parents to be ever cautious, ever vigilant, and see what there child is doing online," explained Chief White. "The person on the other end, may or may not be, who they say they are."  

Smith is being held in the Miller County Detention Center.

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