After allegedly offering $400 for sex and requesting nude pictures and prices for sexual acts, a Bismarck man now faces a felony charge.

John Robert Albertson, 22, is charged with Class A felony patronizing a minor for commercial sexual activity. He reportedly responded to an undercover officer's social media profile, asking the person about sex.

The officer reportedly gave his person age as 16. Albertson allegedly offered $400 to meet for sex and asked for prices for other sexual acts as well as nude photos.

Bismarck Police arrested him Friday night.

His bond was set at $2,500 cash. He is not to leave North Dakota.

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