A Parry Sound man is facing multiple charges following an online child sexual exploitation investigation by OPP.

On Thursday, OPP’s Child Sexual Exploitation Unit, assisted by Digital Forensics, along with members of West Parry Sound OPP conducted a search warrant at a Parry Sound residence and following their investigation – police arrested and charged a 36-year-old man.

As a result, the accused faces charges that include possession of child pornography, making available child pornography, making child pornography, luring a child and indecent exposure to a person under 16 years of age.

The man is set to appear for a bail hearing today at the Ontario Court of Justice in Parry Sound, Ontario.

Anyone with information on this investigation is encouraged to contact OPP or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

OPP note anyone wanting to make a difference when it comes to protecting kids can head here.

Parents are reminded to take a proactive approach to educate their kids about internet safety – and they can do so by heading here.