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Published September 28, 2010, 03:47 PM

Middle River Man to be Charged in Federal Court

Darrin Anderson, 35, will be charged in federal court after authorities say he paid a 14-year-old girl for sex.

Charges in Polk County have been dropped against a Middle River man accused of paying a 14-year-old girl to have sex with him.

He'll now be charged in federal court.

Authorities say 35-year-old Darrin Anderson paid the 14-year-old $300 to meet him at an East Grand Forks hotel.

Police say Anderson gave the girl alcohol before having sex with her.