Man charged after mum discovers ‘sexual conversation’ on 13yo son’s mobile

A man has been charged after he allegedly tried to groom a 13-year-old boy into sexual activity.

Police say the man was exposed after a woman discovered a conversation of a sexual nature on the mobile phone of her 13-year-old son on Monday 6 June.

Following investigations, detectives arrested the 46-year-old man at Dunbogan Street, Dunbogan yesterday.


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It’s alleged the man was at the location believing he was meeting up with the 13-year-old boy.

Detectives conveyed the man to Port Macquarie Police Station where he was charged with procure person under 16 years of age for sexual activity.

He was refused bail to appear at Port Macquarie Local Court today.