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Arrest after man suspected of grooming a minor online


Nicosia police have arrested a man for attempting to solicit children and sending them indecent and vile messages.

The 54-year-old was arrested after police received a complaint saying he was chatting with a minor via a social networking platform and attempted to meet with the child for sexual purposes.

During an investigation which followed, members of the cybercrime unit found six computers, 21 portable electronic data storage units, three mobile phones, a tablet and 15 hard disks at the man’s home.

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