OTTAWA - The Ottawa Police Service Internet Child Exploitation Unit (ICE) charged an Ottawa man on Wednesday, Mar. 5 2014 following a Child Luring investigation.

Paul Michael Galea, 42 years old of Ottawa, has been charged with one count each of computer contact with a person under 18yrs of age for a sexual purpose and sexual assault.

He is scheduled to appear in court today for a bail hearing.

Any persons having any information are asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service ICE Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5660, or Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS) or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.

The Ottawa Police Service is a member of the Provincial Strategy to protect children from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation on the Internet. This Project has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.