Individual arrested following child luring investigation

Members of the South Bruce detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested one person following a child luring and child pornography investigation in Huron-Kinloss Township.

Members of the South Bruce OPP Crime Unit began an investigation after receiving a report of a male who used a social media site to request a sexually explicit photo of a teenaged female.

On June 19, 2024, members of the South Bruce OPP Crime Unit arrested a 29-year-old person from Peterborough. This individual is charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • Adult luring a person under 16 years of age by means of telecommunications (three counts)
  • Possession of child pornography

The accused was taken into custody where they appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice. The name of the charged party is being withheld due to the restrictions of a court-ordered publication ban.

South Bruce OPP is reminding the public to communicate with youth about the danger of online communication with unknown individuals.

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.