Toronto man faces 14 child pornography-related charges: police

Blair Thomas Newton Evans, 68, faces 14 charges in child luring/child pornography investigation. Toronto Police Service

Toronto police say a 68-year-old man is facing 14 charges in connection to a child pornography investigation.

Police allege a Toronto man engaged in multiple sexually explicit conversations with a boy, sent him abusive images and directed the boy to send him sexual images of himself.

They say the accused allegedly communicated through various social media sites as “TomLarkin789” and “btnevans,” adding that they believe there may be additional alleged victims.

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Police say officers executed a search warrant at home in Toronto’s north end Thursday and arrested the 68-year-old man.

He is facing charges that include two counts of making child pornography, three counts of possessing child pornography, luring a child under 16 and invitation to sexual touching.

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Police say he made his first court appearance in the case Thursday.

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