Thursday, July 6, 2017

Schuylkill County Man Convicted of Sending 9 Year Old in Massachusetts Sexually Explicit Messages

On Thursday, a Schuylkill County man was convicted for sending sexually explicit messages to a 9 year old in Massachusetts.

According to, Robert Rang, 28, of Coaldale was found guilty on Thursday of using PlayStation and text message to try and engage in sexual activity with a 9-year-old boy from Massachusetts.

Rang reportedly started contacting the boy in 2014 after meeting him online through PlayStation games.

Rang communicated with the boy through text messages and telephone in addition to PlayStation. He also sent the child gift cards to make PlayStation-related purchases.

He also asked the child to send him naked pictures but the boy refused.

The boy's grandmother contacted police after she found the messages on his iPod.

Sentencing is scheduled for September.

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