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Yukon man charged with luring 13-year-old girl on internet

RCMP have arrested 30-year-old Gary William Matheson from Pelly Crossing, Yukon, for allegedly luring a child on the internet.

30-year-old Gary William Matheson will remain in custody at least until his bail hearing on May 9

A Pelly Crossing, Yukon, man has been charged with internet luring.    

RCMP say they arrested 30-year-old Gary William Matheson on April 16.

It's alleged Matheson engaged in internet communications with a 13-year-old Whitehorse girl in late January.

Cpl. Josh Wiese says no images were shared over the internet, and says police will follow up on any other allegations that may arise from the release of this information.

RCMP say the charge of luring a child has several elements, including the age of the victim and whether the communication with the victim relates to other sexual offences, such as child pornography.

Matheson will remain in custody at least until his bail hearing on May 9.