Sex offender arrested after trying to meet with teen

Mario Blanco
Mario Blanco, a registered sex offender was arrested for allegedly trying to meet up with a teenage girl.

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) – A registered sex offender on probation in Alamogordo is behind bars for allegedly trying to entice a 13-year-old girl on Facebook.

Police say 33-year-old Mario Blanco messaged the girl quickly turning the conversation sexual.

Even commenting on how young she looked and how quote “age didn’t matter to him as long as he got what he wanted.”

Police say he tried to meet up with the teen before her mom saw the messages and called police.

Blanco is facing several charges including child solicitation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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