NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Officials in Dutchess County arrested a suspect in a “sexting” case in the Town of Hyde Park.

Dutchess County sheriff’s officers arrested 18-year-old Xavier Perez and charged him with disseminating indecent material to minors in the first degree.

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The mother of a 14-year-old girl contacted authorities on Wednesday when the daughter received “inappropriate sexual images” on her cell phone, according to a release from the sheriff’s office. Further investigation led police to believe that Perez had sent the photos to the girl.

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The photos were of his genitals, the release stated.

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Perez was arraigned at the Town of Hyde Park Court and released on his own recognizance. He is schedule to be back in court on March 8.