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Man, 25, arrested after trying to meet with underage girl ‘he sent sexually explicit messages to’

Young man, 25, is arrested at Sydney Airport after trying to meet with an underage girl he ‘sent sexually explicit messages to’

  • The 25-year-old was arrested by officers from Strike Force Trawler on January 16
  • The man was flying back into Australia from the United States when arrested 
  • Police will allege he engaged in sexually explicit conversations with girl, 15 
  • Granted strict conditional bail and and will appear in court on January 31, 2019 

A young man has been arrested at Sydney Airport after trying to meet with an underage girl he allegedly sent sexually explicit messages to. 

The 25-year-old was arrested by officers from Strike Force Trawler, with assistance of Australian Border Force and Australian Federal Police at Sydney Airport on January 16.

The man was flying back into Australia from the United States.  

The 25-year-old was arrested by officers from Strike Force Trawler, with assistance of Australian Border Force and Australian Federal Police at Sydney Airport on January 16

‘Police will allege in court that the man engaged in sexually explicit conversations with a 15-year-old girl on various social networking and messaging applications,’ NSW Police said.

‘He also requested and received videos and images of the child that are deemed to be child exploitation material.’

Police arrested the Quakers Hill man following a lead from Queensland police who were monitoring multiple social media sites.

His possessions were also seized including mobile phones, a computer, a laptop and electronic storage devices. 

The man was taken to Mascot Police station and was charged with use carriage service to solicit child pornography.

He was granted strict conditional bail and is due to appear at Downing Centre Local Court on Thursday January 31, 2019. 

The man was taken to Mascot Police station and was charged with use carriage service to solicit child pornography

The man was taken to Mascot Police station and was charged with use carriage service to solicit child pornography

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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