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Northern Minnesota school janitor faces charges for plans to have sex with minor

GREENBUSH, Minn. -- A school janitor was charged after police say he planned to have sex with a 15-year-old girl on school grounds, according to a press release from the Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force.

Anthony Harry Brazier, 34, could face up to three years in prison for each of the two felony charges. He worked at Greenbush Middle River School, about 40 miles north of Thief River Falls.

Brazier allegedly used Facebook to contact what he believed to be a 15-year-old girl. The Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force created the girl’s account Nov. 28 as an undercover tool to investigate predators.

Brazier talked to the girl through Facebook for two days about various explicit, sexual acts, the release said. He also sent the girl a photo of his genitalia, an affidavit for his arrest said.

He made plans to meet her Friday after school hours to have sex, court documents said.

Brazier was charged in Roseau County for solicitation of a child through communication to engage in sexual conduct and engaging in electronic communication relating or describing sexual conduct with a child.

He is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 7.

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