A man has been charged in a luring incident involving a young teen in Orillia

The accused allegedly lured the child over the internet

OPP arrested a 56-year-old man for the alleged luring of a child under the age of 16 on Wednesday.

Police say that the suspect was in contact with the child on the internet and took swift action in apprehending him in Orillia.

The man faces two counts of luring, one count of making explicit material available to a minor and one charge of indecent exposure involving a minor.

The accused was held for a bail hearing.

The OPP would like to remind parents to take a proactive approach in protecting their children from the dangers they may otherwise encounter online.