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Video game and social media platforms used to exploit 11-year-old in child luring case


A Barrie man accused of child luring and making child pornography was arrested following a seven-month investigation.

Police say the 50-year-old man used the video game Fortnite and the social media platform Tik Tok to contact an 11-year-old from the United States.

They say the man exploited the child and engaged "in an explicit chat."

The accused, whose identity was not provided, was held for a bail hearing before being released on recognizance with multiple conditions.

He will have to appear in court to answer to the charges at a later date. Top Stories

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