Disney worker had condoms, child-size dress as he tried to lure 8-year-old girl, police say

Disney Worker Had Condoms, Child-Size Dress As He Tried To Lure 8-Year-Old Girl, Authorities Say

ORLANDO, Fla. — A Walt Disney World employee from Clermont, Florida, was arrested on charges of trying to have sex with an 8-year-old girl.

Investigators said Frederick Pohl Jr., 40, thought he was chatting with the father of the victim, but he was chatting with an undercover agent.

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The two arranged to meet at an Orlando hotel Tuesday and that's where Pohl was arrested. Investigators said Pohl was in possession of condoms and a child-sized pink dress.

Authorities said Pohl was charged with transferring obscene materials to a minor and attempting to entice a minor. If convicted, Pohl faces a maximum penalty of life in federal prison.

Disney said Pohl was placed on unpaid leave of absence.