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Undercover officer busts 36-year-old man attempting to have sex with minor

HOUSTON – A man appeared Tuesday in probable cause court after he was arrested and charged with attempting to have sex with a minor, officials said. 

William Bradley Willis, 36, was communicating online with an undercover police officer who was posing as a 13-year-old girl, authorities said. 

Willis was attempting to set up a meeting with the girl to have oral, anal and straight sex, court documents said.

The undercover officer set up a meeting with Willis on Monday, and when Willis arrived at the meeting spot, he was arrested, officials said. 

Willis confessed to knowing that he was talking to a minor, police said. He is charged with online solicitation of minor. 

He is being held on a $20,000 bond.