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Springwater man faces new charges in online investigation

Police would like to speak with anyone who has had contact with a male online using the screen name WickKush or boosted.sti18
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NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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SPRINGWATER TWP. – On April 18, 2019 Nuwan Wickramasinge, 33 years old, of Springwater Township, was arrested and charged for several (alleged) offences of a sexual nature committed against young persons. 

On March 26, 2020 members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Huronia West Crime Unit arrested and charged the male with the following additional charges after a lengthy investigation:    

  • Adult Luring a Person Under 16 years of age by means of Telecommunication  
  • Adult Sexual Assault  
  • Adult Invitation to Sexual Touching under 16 years of age   

The accused was held for bail.  

Police would like to speak with anyone who has had contact with a male online using the screen name WickKush or boosted.sti18, also known as Keith to contact Detective Constable Lisa McGinnis Huronia West OPP at 705 429-3575    

Below is a brief list of tips that can help you protect your child while they are on line: 

  • Be involved and know your child's online activity 
  • Keep the computer in an open area of the home, where you can provide help if needed 
  • Remind children to protect their passwords; encourage them not to share passwords with friends 
  • Use caution with web cams, unplug web cams when they're not in use and; 
  • Be sure of who they're talking to before allowing them to turn on a web cam 
  • Make sure children are cautious with what they post online 
  • Know their online friends the same way you know their friends in real life

For more safety and crime prevention tips, please visit www.opp.ca.

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