Viral video leads to arrest and charges against Hoover man

Viral video leads to arrest in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham police have arrested and charged a man connected to a viral video.

Birmingham Police said 37-year-old Montez Fann of Hoover was arrested. The Birmingham Police Department Special Victim’s Unit Detectives obtained a warrant for Fann for Electronic Solicitation of a Child.

He is being held in the Jefferson County Jail on NO BOND.

Officers called the viral video disturbing.

The video depicts a FaceTime call between a man and a juvenile. In the video, the man asks the young girl to “expose her body to him,” according to police.

The family of the minor filed a police report Monday. Detectives say the incident happened within the city limits of Birmingham and Bessemer.

Police said Fann was arrested by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday for a probation violation. Police said additional charges are expected.

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