Grey County OPP have charged a 22-year-old man with sex offences after an Internet luring investigation.

Police say they received a complaint of a male sending inappropriate messages and photos online on Friday and began to investigate.

As a result, Eric Allen Gibbons of the Township of Georgian Bluffs man has been arrested and charged with:

  • three counts of luring a person under 16 years of age by means of telecommunication
  • invitation to sexual touching under 16 years of age
  • four counts of transmitting sexually explicit material to person under 16 years of age
  • three counts of sexual interference with a person under 16 years of age

He was being held in custody ahead of a bail hearing on Tuesday.

Provincial police say four alleged victims have been identified, and they would like to speak with anyone who interacted with the accused.

The OPP can be reached at 1-888-310-1122 or those wishing to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or