Man arrested for grooming 26 girls while pretending to be a teenager

(ANSA) – Rome, Aug 5 – Italian police have arrested a Milanese man in his 30s for pretending to be 14 to groom a girl via Whatsapp, daily Il Giorno says Reported on Friday.

The suspect is said to have used this ruse to strip 26 girls between the ages of 10 and 13 naked for him and engage in online sex acts.

Investigators reportedly found numerous nude photos of the suspect’s victims on the suspect’s computer.

The investigation stemmed from a complaint filed by the parents of one of the girls, the report said.

The suspect was accused of sexual assault, aggravated by the victim’s young age and possession of child pornography. (ANSA).

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