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Peterborough man, 37, charged with child luring after online investigation

A Peterborough man has been charged with child luring following an online investigation. Global News file

A 37-year-old Peterborough man is facing several charges including child luring following online investigation.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, its online investigation led to the arrest of a man on Thursday. No details were provided on the investigation.

Brian Amiro, 37, of Peterborough was arrested and charged with two counts of luring a child under 16 years old and one count of resisting a peace officer.

Read more: Peterborough man charged with possessing, distributing child pornography: police

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday, police stated in a release.

To learn how to keep children safe online, go to Canadian Centre for Child Protection.

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If you have information related to child sexual exploitation contact your police or report to cybertip.ca.

The Peterborough Police Service is a member of the Provincial Strategy to protect children from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation on the internet. This project has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of the Solicitor General.

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