LPD: Registered sex offender cited for child enticement

Picture above: 39-year-old Travis Warnsing cited for child enticement. Photo provided by the Lincoln Police Department

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Tuesday, April 27, investigators with the Lincoln Police Department (LPD) learned that a Snapchat user, 39-year-old Travis Warnsing, had been messaging a child.

Warnsing is a 25-year registered sex offender for 1st-degree sexual assault on a child.

Investigators posed as a 15-year-old messaging Warnsing. During the conversation, Warnsing set up a meeting to pick up the “15-year-old” for a sexual encounter.

Around 3:40 am Thursday, when Warnsing had carried to meet the “15-year-old,” uniformed officers in a police vehicle attempted to pull him over.

Warnsing sped away, losing the officers. Ten minutes later, investigators arrested him at his residence.

Warnsing was cited for child enticement.

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