Authorities arrested a Springfield man who they say tried to solicit girls for sex through online chat rooms.

Kenneth A. Brauckmann, 50, of the 7300 block of Calamo Street, is facing a federal charge of coercion and enticement of a minor to engage in illegal sexual activity, Fairfax County police said.

Authorities did not release additional details about the case.

Fairfax County detectives are asking anyone with information about the case to contact them. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-8477/TIPS.

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