Pullman man faces several charges after pressuring underage girl to be his wife

PULLMAN, WA - A Pullman man is facing child rape charges after being accused of meeting a 15-year-old online and pressuring her to be his wife.

According to Sheriff Brett Myers, 40-year-old Abdullatif Arishi was arrested Sunday evening after deputies got a report that he had a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old female earlier this year.

Myers said she met Arishi on the internet chat site "Badoo." The victim also reported Arishi claimed to be from a wealthy family, and wanted her to be his wife.

Arishi faces third degree child rape, child molestation, and communication with a minor for immoral purposes charges. He's being held in the Whitman County Jail on a $10,000 bond.