An Alexander County man is facing charges following an undercover operation in Burke County.
29 year old Brian Allen Sipe of Taylorsville was charged last Friday by the Burke County Sheriffs Office with solicitation of a child by computer or electronic device to commit an unlawful sex act. Sipe was also charged with indecent liberties with a child.
The Burke County Sheriff`s Office Criminal Investigation Division engaged in an undercover operation using social media. During the investigation Sipe was identified as a suspect. Sipe is reported to have traveled to a predetermined location for what he thought was to meeting with a minor to perform sex acts. When he arrived he was taken into custody.
Sipe is free on a $25,000 secured bond and was scheduled for a Burke County Court appearance on Monday November 21st,