A 24-year-old St. Thomas man has been arrested and charged with sexual offences related to alleged messages to a minor on Facebook.

St. Thomas police had been contacted by the victim’s family on June 2, regarding Facebook messages on their 15-year-old’s account.

They allege the accused had been offering money to perform sexual acts on the victim.

On June 5, after a thorough investigation, police arrested the accused.

He was charged with sexual assault on a person under the age of 16, sexual interference on a person under the age of 16, adult luring person under the age of 16 years of age by means of telecommunication, adult agreement to commit sexual offence against a person under 16 years of age.

No names have been released.

He remains in custody.