A 20 year old Milton man has been charged in connection with a child luring investigation.
Halton Regional Police say that they received information in January of this year, that a man was attempting to lure an 11 year old girl on social media, using the names ”godfather589 and ”GodFather.”
It’s alleged that the suspect offered the victim money in exchange for sexual favours.
an investigation was subsequently launched and the suspect was identified as 20 year old Muhammad Bilal.
He was arrested on March 2nd following the execution of a search warrant at a premises in Milton, where a number of computers were seized.
Bilal now faces a charge of luring a child and another charge related to a breach of probation.
Halton police believe there may be other victims and that in addition to the user names mentioned above, Bilal may also have used the profile names ”craziionline2” and ”Kailey693.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Internet Child Exploitation Unit at 905 465 8986 or on this or any other crime to call Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477 (TIPS).