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Man faces felony charges for sex acts with teen girl he met via ‘Hot or Not’

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Posted at 8:21 PM, Jul 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-27 22:21:45-04

WEBER COUNTY, Utah — A man is facing two counts of unlawful sexual activity with a minor for his alleged acts with a 14-year-old girl he met through an online dating app.

According to documents filed in Second District Court July 21, Michael Joseph Barlow, 24,met the 14-year-old victim through the dating app “Hot or Not.”

The pair began exchanging messages in the Spring of 2016, and after several messages they met up in person in the parking lot of Bonneville High School.

Barlow allegedly performed sexual acts on the victim while inside his car at the school. The pair met up a second time and the man allegedly engaged in sexual intercourse with the minor.

Barlow faces two counts of unlawful sexual activity with a minor as a third-degree felony.