Largo, Florida -- A man has been arrested after traveling to meet a minor and engage in sexual activities - while wearing an ankle monitor.
Reportedly, Thornell Thomas traveled to meet a minor that he met through a social networking website. The pair had an ongoing internet-based relationship for one month and were meeting to engage in sexual activities.
Thomas lives in Tampa but traveled to Largo, despite wearing an electronic monitor device on his ankle.
Thomas is a registered sex offender with a prior conviction. A call from a family member of the victim led police to the meeting between Thomas and the minor.
Thomas was arrested and is in the Pinellas County Jail.