Peel police charge man with alleged child luring offences
Published May 26, 2021 at 6:20 pm
A man is set to appear in court in connection with a series of alleged child luring-related offences.
Peel Regional Police say investigators from the Internet Child Exploitation Unit recently charged a 53-year-old Toronto man with ties to the United Kingdom in a child luring investigation.
Police say that between March 30, 2021, and May 19, 2021, officers investigated a male who was allegedly communicating online with someone he believed to be less than 16 years of age “for a sexual purpose.”
Police say the accused used various popular messaging and social media platforms under the following personas:
- “James Snow” with the associated user name “JamesSnow67”
- “Gorphage” with associated email: [email protected]
- “G. P. G” with associated email: [email protected]
- “A. B.” with associated email: [email protected]
On Wednesday, May 19, 2021, Aslam Butt (alias Gerrard Gorman), was arrested and charged with a number of offences, including luring a child to commit sexual assault, making sexually explicit material available to a child, attempting to make child pornography and more.
The accused will appear in court on May 26.
The charges have not yet been proven in court.
Anyone with any information s asked to contact investigators in the Internet Child Exploitation Unit at 905-453-2121 ext. 3490.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies