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Daniel Bowling, described by police as a “dangerous online predator,” believed he was dating a 15-year-old girl he had been talking to since April.
police officer posing as a lure, the Department of Justice said. police. From Orlando in a report.
The 26-year-old faces multiple charges, including obscene communications, the trip of a minor and an attempt at obscene and lascivious harassment.
ARRESTED: A professional golfer was arrested today by our Crimes Against Children detective. Daniel Bowling was taken into custody, as he attempted to meet a decoy posing as a 15-year-old girl. pic.twitter.com/NcepTp4p9g
— Orlando Police (@OrlandoPolice) May 7, 2021
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Daniel Bowling is 26-years-old
The golfer was arrested Thursday “without incident” by investigators and officers from the Special Enforcement Division.
“Unfortunately, hundreds of predators like Mr. Bowling could be online,” said Jennifer Wing of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
“I hope the news of today’s arrest will encourage parents to more actively monitor the lives of their children online.” Bowling is one of the top 100 golfers on the PGA Tour.
Bowling did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment and it was not clear whether the player had engaged legal representation.