Man tried to solicit teen for sex say Transylvania Co. deputies

Robert James McFadden
Robert James McFadden (From: Transylvania Co. Sheriff's Office)

PISGAH FOREST, NC (WSPA) – A man in Transylvania County is facing charges after he tried to meet who he thought was a 14-year-old girl for sex, according to the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office.

49-year-old Robert James McFadden of Arden is charged with Solicitation of a Child by Computer to Commit an Unlawful Sex Act.

Deputies say McFadden drove from Buncombe County to Transylvania County to meet with a 14-year-old. McFadden was arrested in Pisgah Forest, NC by detectives.

The Sheriff’s Office says they want anyone with information regarding suspicious online activity to notify law enforcement officials.

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