A US government spokesman has been arrested for trying to seduce a 14-year-old girl online, police said.
Brian Doyle, 55, deputy press secretary for the Department of
Homeland Security, was arrested at his home in a Washington suburb late Tuesday, according to a statement released by the sheriff’s office in Polk County, Florida.
Doyle contacted the girl, whose profile was posted on the Internet, on March 12 and “initiated a sexually explicit conversation with her. She was, in fact, an undercover detective in Polk County.