2 men arrested on sex charges
Two men were arrested this week after traveling to predetermined locations for what they thought was going to be sexual rendezvouses with 14-year-old girls, the state Attorney General's Office announced on Thursday.
Brian Zimmer, 37, of West Homestead, was arrested Wednesday after going to meet the girl, who was actually an undercover agent posing as a teen on the Internet. Jeffrey Marks, 62, of Washington, was arrested under similar circumstances on Tuesday, investigators said.
Zimmer and Marks remain in the Allegheny County Jail to await a preliminary hearings scheduled June 2.
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