Man arrested for soliciting minor on dating app

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida man has been arrested and is being held in a Pompano Beach jail with a $1 million bond after soliciting a minor via a dating app.

According to police, Robert Gittle planned to meet up with a minor, Tuesday, through the dating app “Grindr.”

Gittle was arrested at the Broward County Northwest Regional Library on North University Drive.

Gittle is charged with three counts of lascivious battery on a minor older than 12, but younger than 16, and two counts of traveling to meet a minor for unlawful sex.

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