Halton police charge 58-year-old man in child luring investigation

BURLINGTON, Ont. — Police west of Toronto have charged a man with attempting to lure a child using social media platforms.

Police say the suspect used a ``number of social media applications,'' using the aliases of ``Youngr,'' ``jaybird140,'' ``J'' and ``RJ'' online.

He is charged with luring, invitation to sexual touching and making sexually explicit material available to a child.

Police say members of their Internet Child Exploitation Unit began investigating the accused on June 10.

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