RCMP notifies WRPS of UK child porn investigation

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police "E" Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. A drive to make the RCMP's workforce more diverse stalled last year as the Mounties struggled to become fully representative of the communities they police, newly available statistics show. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

A man has been charged after he allegedly engaged in sexual conversations that posed a risk to children.

The alleged conversations reportedly happened while the accused was in Elmira.

According to a news release, the Waterloo Regional Police Service was contacted by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police about an investigation originating in the United Kingdom.

Based on the information they received, the WRPS was able to find the man in London, Ont., where he was arrested with the assistance of the London Police Service.

He was brought to Waterloo Region for a bail hearing and has been charged with making child pornography.

Officials did not release the name of the accused.