A man has been charged with online child grooming after he was caught out by undercover detectives posing as a young boy.
The 25-year-old man was arrested by strike force detectives at a home at Menindee last month, following an ongoing investigation into the sexual abuse and exploitation of children online.
Police will allege in court the man believed he was speaking to a 13-year-old boy and engaged in numerous sexually explicit conversations with the child, and discussed the possibility of meeting up.
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During his arrest, detectives executed a search warrant at the home, where they seized a mobile phone, a computer, and electronic storage devices.
The man has since been charged with using a carriage service to groom persons under 16.
He was granted conditional bail to appear at Broken Hill Local Court today.