CENTRAL COAST MAN CHARGED WITH CHILD EXPLOITATION OFFENCES

A Central Coast man has been charged with child exploitation, after unknowingly chatting with detectives online.

Police say the man thought he was speaking with a 14-year-old girl, and engaging with a mother in lewd conversations about her nine-year-old daughter.

The 66-year-old was arrested at a home near Tuggerah Tuesday morning.

He was refused bail to front Wyong Local Court.

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