Man charged with attempting to buy 14yo girl online

A New South Wales man has been arrested on the Gold Coast today for attempting to procure a 14-year-old girl for sex online.

Police say the man had responded to an advertisement and allegedly attempted to pay an amount of money in return for access to a young girl.

Taskforce Argos detectives were alerted to the man’s requests and became involved in the investigation.


The man was today arrested by detectives from Gold Coast CPIU at a Gold Coast motel.

He was charged with one count of using internet to procure a child under 16 and was due to appear in Southport Magistrates Court today.