SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A 42-year-old Minnesota firefighter is accused of using Facebook to proposition a 14-year-old South Dakota girl.

Bret Kiphuth of Fergus Falls, Minn., allegedly identified himself on the social networking site as a 15-year-old boy and asked the Sioux Falls girl to send him naked pictures last spring and meet with him.

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He’s been indicted on a charge of solicitation of a minor and could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted.

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He declined comment to the Argus Leader newspaper. Fergus Falls Human Resources Director Brenda Cossette says he’s been placed on unpaid administrative leave from his job.

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