Salisbury man arrested for soliciting 12-year-old child for sex

A Salisbury man has been arrested for soliciting a 12-year-old child for sex.

The Rowan County Sheriff's Office said they began investigating 30-year-old Matthew Ferrell Church in July. Their investigation revealed Church used social media to try and solicit the child for sex.

Church was charged with Felony Solicit a Child by Computer and was placed in the Rowan County Detention Center under a $10,000 Secured Bond.