Sulphur Springs Man Facing Internet Stalking Of A Child Charges

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SULPHUR SPRINGS (KFSM) — A man is accused of stalking a child via the internet.

Bryan Ashley, 41, faces a felony charge of internet stalking of a child. He was arrested Wednesday (Feb. 15), according to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office.

Ashley was arrested on suspicion of the felony after chatting on the internet with a girl whom he believed to be 13, and had arranged to meet her with the intent of having sex, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

He is being held in the Benton County Jail without bond. He is set to be arraigned March 27 at 8 a.m.