Blenheim man charged in connection to a child luring investigation

On Tuesday the 25th of August 2014 at about 4:00 p.m. Chatham-Kent Police responded to a Chatham address after a parent had accessed their child’s facebook account.  The parents found that a man was sending inappropriate messages and wanted to meet with the child. Police were able to identify the 27 year old Blenheim male who was arrested and held for a bail hearing. The investigation is still ongoing.
 
The suspect faces a charge of Luring a child contrary to section 172.1(1)(b) of the criminal code.
 
Parents are reminded to be vigilant with their children’s internet usage, especially regarding social media.

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