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Man, 69, charged with sending explicit msgs to children

A 69-year-old Rosedale man has been arrested and charged with sending explicit online messages to children.

Police say information from the public resulted in Sale Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigation Team detectives arresting and charging the man following an investigation into the explicit messages being sent to minors.

Detectives executed warrants at two premises on Thursday and arrested the 69-year-old man.

He was interviewed and has been charged with attempted possession of child abuse material and possess and display prohibited weapons for sale.

He has been bailed to appear at Sale Magistrates’ Court on 24 November.

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