A Marion man was arrested and charged with sending an obscene photo to a teenager on Facebook, authorities said Monday.

Detective Paul Alkire of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged Timothy Allen Davidson, 31, of 218 Proctors Knob Road in Marion, with disseminating obscene material to a minor.

The guardian of a 13-year-old male came to the Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, Dec. 20 and presented an obscene picture of a partially nude girl found on the teen boy’s Facebook Messenger.

An investigation determined that Davidson, an acquaintance of the 13-year-old, sent the photo.

Davidson received a $5,000 bond.

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