13-Year-Sentence for Colorado Man After Plea in Sex Assault of Teen

Police said he planned to take her back to Colorado with him.

A now-30-year-old Colorado man who New London police said traveled to Connecticut to meet a 13-year-old girl, had a sexual encounter with her and planned to bring her back to Colorado with him has been sentenced to 13 years in a federal prison.

Nathaniel P. Smith, 30, of Aurora, Colorado, met the teen through the "kik" app, according to police, and they said a teen, who was reported missing, had been found with Smith at the New London Holiday Inn.

Smith pleaded guilty of one count of enticement of a minor to engage in sexual activity.

After serving the prison sentence, Smith will be on supervised release for 15 years.

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