14-year-old from Bridgetown, N.S. faces child pornography charges

RCMP say a Nova Scotia youth has been arrested after he allegedly threatened to distribute fake photos of a young woman online if she did not send him nude photos on Jan. 23.

Police said the victim, after being threatened, went to a trusted adult and a parent who then contacted the RCMP.

Officers say they identified a 14-year-old male from Bridgetown as their suspect, on January 24.

“Investigators located him, and as a result of their investigation, arrested him and he is facing charges of luring a child and extortion,” said police in a media release.

The suspect was released on conditions and is scheduled to attend Annapolis Royal Provincial Court on April 6.

Police said further charges may be considered as the analysis of the accused’s cell phone is underway.

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