A Louisiana man is accused of exchanging sexual text messages with a 12-year-old Long Island girl.
Nassau County police say 34-year-old Adam Shilow of Eunice was arrested Tuesday. He allegedly sent the messages via a cell phone texting app called Tango.
Newsday said he was arrested following a joint investigation that included the Eunice Police Department and Homeland Security.
Police say Shilow is a Level 1 sex offender. He faces charges in Louisiana that include indecent pornography involving juveniles and computer-aided solicitation of a minor.
The investigation began in November.
Copyright KPLC 2014. The Associated Press contributed to this report.