Toronto - On Wednesday, December 5, 2007, members of the Child Exploitation Section of the Sex Crimes Unit arrested a man following an investigation.

It is alleged that:
- the accused made arrangements to meet with a 13-year-old girl in Toronto,
- he used the online identity of forcandchris@hotmail.com and xxxtorontoman@yahoo.com

Chris Forcand, 53, of Toronto, has been charged with:
1) Luring a Child Under the Age of 14 (2 counts),
2) Attempt Invitation to Sexual Touching,
3) Attempt Exposure to a Person Under the Age of 14,
4) Weapons Dangerous,
5) Carry Concealed Weapon

He was scheduled to appear in courtroom 206, at 2201 Finch Avenue West, on Thursday, December 6, 2007, at 10 a.m.

Police are appealing to any young person under the age of 18, who may have had any online contact with the accused, to contact the Child Exploitation Unit at 416-808-8500 or email childexploitation@ext.torontopolice.on.ca. Information can also be forwarded to cybertip.ca or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), or online at http://www.222tips.com/.