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Man charged for attempted sexual encounter with minor

John Delgado didn’t expect to meet Bensalem Police officers at a local motel

On March 21, John Delgado began a conversation with an alleged 13-year-old female on a social media dating app. During conversations, Delgado stated his intentions to meet up with the juvenile to perform sexual acts on her. The conversations continued and he agreed to meet up with the juvenile female on April 10. He drove to a local hotel, but the meet never happened. Delgado continued the sexual conversations with the female, asking her to meet in-person.

On June 2, Delgado once again agreed to meet the 13-year-old after her mother left for work. He drove from his home in Philadelphia to a motel on Bristol Pike in Bensalem. When he arrived, police were waiting for him and took him into custody. Delgado was charged with Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse with a Person less than 16 years of Age, Unlawful Contact with a Minor and related charges. He was arraigned by District Justice Michael Gallagher and remanded to the Bucks County Correctional Facility on 10 percent of $750,000 bail.

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