MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -
A 29-year-old man is accused of soliciting a 13-year-old girl for sex at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library on Poplar Avenue.
According to the police affidavit, Lesley Coach approached the young girl as she was sitting on the floor at the library reading a book. He asked if she had a boyfriend, and when she said she did not, he asked if he could be her boyfriend for 25 seconds.
The victim told police that Coach said he liked her and wanted to have a sexual relationship with her. She then reported him to library security, who detained him until police arrived.
Coach is charged with solicitation of a minor with the attempt to commit aggravated statutory rape.
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