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Winnipeg police arrest 29-year-old man accused of luring child online

Winnipeg police say they have arrested a man for online luring. Getty Images

Winnipeg police say they have arrested a man who is accused of luring a child online.

Police said the Internet Child Exploitation Unit started investigating the 29-year-old man, who was pretending to be a 14-year-old boy online, on June 25.

The man was in contact with the victim, who was under 14, for about a month. When the victim’s parents found out about the messages, they called police.

Read more: Winnipeg man charged with child luring, child porn after online sting

On July 14, the ICE Unit arrested a man from Winnipeg after an undercover investigation.

Kenneth Dale Emerson faces two charges of luring a person under the age of 16 by means of telecommunication.

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Const. Rachel Vertone said there is always potential for more victims and “if there are, we would like to speak to them.”

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