Man charged after sending explicit messages to children

Information from the public has resulted in Sale Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigation Team detectives arresting and charging a Rosedale man following an investigation into explicit online messages being sent to children.

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As a result of the investigation detectives executed warrants at two premises on Thursday and arrested a 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 2020.