Two London men charged in separate Internet luring investigations
Published Wednesday, May 28, 2014 12:18PM EDT
London police have made two arrests after separate investigations into alleged Internet luring.
According to police, the Cyber Crime Unit arrested Christopher Farrow on Monday, following an investigation that began in August 2013.
The 23-year-old is charged with telecommunication with person believed to be under 18 for a criminal purpose and three counts of telecommunication with person believed to be under 16 for a criminal purpose.
Farrow will appear in court at a future date.
On Tuesday, 22-year-old Nicholas O'Brien was arrested in connection with complaints from an 11-year-old girl's parents that someone had been interacting with their daughter inappropriately online.
O'Brien is facing charges including:
- telecommunication with person under or believed under 18 years for specific criminal offences
- two counts of telecommunication with person under or believed under 16 years for specific criminal offences
- make available sexually explicit material to person under or believed under 18 years for specific criminal offences
- distribute child pornography
None of the charges have been proven in court.