Russellville woman accused of 'sexting' teenage boy

RUSSELLVILLE, AL (WAFF) - A 29-year-old woman is in jail in Russellville, charged with texting a 15-year-old boy explicit photos and messages.

The teen's mother discovered them and reported them to police.

The woman is a friend of the boy's family.

Police said the boy's mother witnessed what she described as an unusual encounter between the woman and the teen.  She later looked through his cell phone and found the sexual messages and partially nude photos.

Police charged Natasha Bridges with electronic solicitation of a child and second degree rape.

Investigators said Bridges used her cell phone to solicit sex from the teen.

They believe the sexual relationship had been going on for several weeks before it was discovered.

Bridges is being held at the Russellville City Jail without bond.

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