WATCH: Alleged child predator caught at Brisbane Airport

Reporting by Mitchell Van Homrigh.

Queensland Police have caught and charged Samuel Terrence Rova on a range of alleged child grooming offences.

The 37-year-old Soloman Islander was arrested yesterday afternoon at Brisbane International Airport after arriving on an international flight.


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Detectives say the man allegedly engaged in sexually explicit communications with an Argos detective who was posing as a 14-year-old girl on Tuesday and Wednesday.

He’s been charged with one count of using the internet to procure a child under the age of 16 and was granted conditional bail at Brisbane Magistrates Court on Friday morning.

View footage of his arrest can be seen below: