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The Associated Press

EAST HEMPFIELD, Pa. – A Pennsylvania man who threatened to post lewd photos of a teenage co-worker on social media after she stopped talking to him is now headed to state prison.

Raymond McClenaghan, 50, of East Hempfield, received a sentence of 18 months to 10 years, and also must register as a sex offender. He had pleaded guilty to several offenses, including felony counts of possessing and soliciting child pornography and theft by extortion

McClenaghan was a maintenance worker at a small market when he obtained the photos from the 17-year-old girl, who also worked at the business. When she stopped talking with him, he threatened to post the photos on Facebook, authorities said.

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McClenaghan took the photos to a pharmacy to be processed, but an employee there notified police after seeing the nude photos, When police arrived to search his home, authorities said McClenaghan threw his cellphone on the floor in a unsuccessful attempt to break it.

Investigators eventually found 12 images of the girl on the phone.