Former Portsmouth school worker charged with solicitation
PORTSMOUTH - A former Portsmouth school employee was arrested Friday by Portsmouth police on charges he tried to solicit sex online from a girl under the age of 16.
Police said Kenneth P. Kimber, 34, of 93 Osprey Drive, tried to solicit the girl online while on staff with the Portsmouth School Department's Information Technology section from Feb. 4 through Monday. He was fired by the school on Wednesday, police said.
Police did not detail Kimber's alleged actions and said only that he is charged with three counts of prohibited use of a computer and five counts of indecent exposure.
He is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in Portsmouth District Court.