16.4 C
Sydney
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Advertising

Home General News Sydney man charged with online grooming

Sydney man charged with online grooming

A Sydney man has been charged with online grooming in an investigation which saw police pose as a child.

Detectives from the Child Abuse and Sex Crime Squad’s Child Exploitation Internet Unit (CEIU) began engaging online with a man from the Sydney CBD.

Police allege the man believed he was speaking with a 14-year-old girl and engaged in conversations about sexually-explicit acts he wished to perform on the child and sent sexually-explicit material.

It will be further alleged the man made arrangements to meet the girl for sex.

Following extensive investigations, strike force detectives arrested a 28-year-old man at Westmead just after 10am yesterday.

The man’s mobile phone was seized and will undergo further examination.

He was taken to Granville Police Station and charged with use carriage service to procure person under 16 years for sexual activity.

The man was refused bail to appear at Fairfield Local Court today

Strike Force Trawler is an ongoing investigation by the CEIU into the sexual abuse and exploitation of children facilitated through the internet and related telecommunications devices.

The Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad is comprised of detectives who are specially trained to investigate matters against children and adults, including sexual assault, serious physical abuse, and extreme cases of neglect.

 

Anyone with concerns about suspected child abuse or exploitation should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

- Advertisment -
- Advertisment -

Most Popular

SAPOL – Wanted parolee Kathleen Karpany

Police are seeking assistance from the public to locate wanted parolee Kathleen Karpany. Kathleen Karpany, 37, is currently wanted for breaching her parolee conditions.She...

Why the Temple & Webster (ASX:TPW) share price is tumbling lower today // Motley Fool Australia

The Temple & Webster Group Ltd (ASX: TPW) share price is dropping lower on the day of its annual...

Police search for driver of BMW gutted by fire in Scarborough

Police are looking for the driver of a luxury BMW that went up in flames in Scarborough last night.Emergency services were called...

Tiger Short's GF pain an AFL turning point

The heartbreak of missing Richmond's 2017 AFL grand final win has spurred Jayden Short to become a crucial cog in the Tigers' dominant...

You might also like ...

Hillsong founder Brian Houston blasts COVID church rules
Sixty-six-year-old man convicted of stalking seven-time world surfing champion Stephanie Gilmore; magistrate describes case as “Chilling with a menacing undertone”
Australian Online News Splash Image
Victoria reports three new Covid cases and no deaths as federal parliament resumes – politics live – The Guardian