(Black Press file photo).

Police arrest Red Deer man for luring children

The three young victims and their families are receiving support

A 59-year-old Red Deer man was arrested and charged for luring multiple children for sexual purposes.

An investigation by police led to his arrest Friday.

The suspect allegedly engaged in predatory electronic and in-person communications with three victims, aged eight, nine and 10.

“This situation is extremely disturbing to everyone involved,” said Red Deer RCMP Cpl. Leigh Nielsen.

Wayne Taylor of Red Deer is in custody and faces six counts of luring a child, two counts of making explicit material available to a child, and two counts of sexual interference.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575.

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