An Arkansas man is behind bars in Mid-Missouri for attempting to have sex with a minor.

Warren Barlow III, 39, of Eureka Springs, ws arrested last weekend following an undercover sting operation in Phelps County.

The Phelps County Focus reports Barlow contacted a 14-year-old Rolla girl earlier this month. However, the girl was actually an undercover officer.

The Focus reports the pair engaged in online conversations, where Barlow shared nude photos and encouraged the girl to do the same.

The pair were slated to meet in Rolla last Sunday for a sexual encounter, but when Barlow showed up at the meeting place, he was arrested.

Barlow's currently charged with enticement of a child with bond set at $100,000.