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Dover Man Accuses Of Sexual Solicitation Of A Child

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Oliver Lee Hicks, 48, of Dover Oliver Lee Hicks, 48, of Dover

DOVER, Del. - A Dover man is behind bars, after he reportedly tried to trade sex with a teenager, for a changed to drive his car.

On Monday, Dover Police say 48-year-old Oliver Lee Hicks offered a 14-year-old girl, the opportunity to drive his vehicle, in exchange for sex. The victim reportedly declined, and fled from the area.

According to the report, the victim then told an adult about what happened, and confronted Hicks, who said the girl was lying. Police say a fight broke out, and Hicks grabbed the teenager around the neck, impeding her breathing and circulation.

Police say they arrived at Hick's home on Frear Drive, where the fight had reportedly taken place, and arrested him. He was charged with sexual solicitation of a child, and strangulation. Hicks is being held at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on $20,000 bond.

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