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47-year-old man arrested in child exploitation case

He has been charged with making an arrangement to commit sexual assault.

Police have arrested a 47-year-old man in relation to a child exploitation investigation.

After officers executed a search warrant in the area of Sherbourne and Bloor Sts on Thursday, they made an arrest.

Matthew Hawkins has been charged with making an arrangement to commit sexual assault.

Police allege he was online, actively seeking to sexually abuse a child.

Police say he uses the online profile names "darkhawk181", "jennyloves_38" and the email address "darkhawk181@yahoo.ca."

Police believe there may be more victims who have had contact with him.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-8500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook.

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