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KATY, Texas An undercover sting helped nab a Katy man accused of trying to have sex with his girlfriend s 11 year-old daughter.

Gaylane Carson, 57, is charged with attempted sexual assault of a child.

He struck up an Internet conversation with the girl and asked her to have sex, according to court documents.

The girl told her mother, who called authorities.

Harris County Sheriff s detectives set up a sting at a motel on the Northwest Freeway. They say Carson showed up at the motel expecting to meet the girl.

He wasarrested on what happened to be hisbirthday.

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