Police drop plan to take graphic photos of teen as evidence in sexting case

, Posted: Thu, July 10 2014 at 12:51 PM, Updated: Thu, July 10 2014 at 4:33 PM

Va. --- (NBC News) Police say that they will no longer be pursuing efforts to take sexually explicit photos of the Virginia teen accused in a sexting case.

Prosecutors in Prince William County had told a judge they needed nude photos of Trey Sims, 17, in an aroused state, to compare against photos he allegedly sent to his then-girlfriend, who was 15 at the time, said lawyers for Sims.

Patty Prince, a spokesperson for the city of Manassas, confirmed Thursday afternoon that the search warrant will not be executed.

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