Barrie Man Charged in Alberta Child Exploitation Sting

Thirteen Arrests In Total, With 69 Charges Among Them

A Barrie man is among the thirteen arrested by Alberta police in connection to a child luring investigation.

A 29-year-old man from Barrie is facing four criminal charges including Child Luring following an eight-month investigation by the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams, out of a total of 69 charges laid.

The other arrests took place throughout Alberta including in Edmonton and Wainwright.

Police say all the suspects are unrelated save for the similarities of the allegations against them. Three suspects have been identified in the United States, while Canadian investigators have forwarded on all applicable information to US authorities.