Warrant out for arrest of man facing sex charges against minors

FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va.– Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of a man facing charges for several sex crimes against minors.

Fayette County Police say 25-year-old Lee Thompson, is facing 14 counts of soliciting a minor via computer, 3 counts of using a minor to produce obscene matter, and 3 counts of using a minor to film sexually explicit conduct.

Police were first notified of Thompson’s solicitation of children on April 1. Investigators say that Thompson is now on the run after learning of pending charges.

Thompson is believed to be armed and dangerous. Police say he could have access to an ATV and could be in the Meadow Bridge or Danese areas.