Police update: Child grooming offences at Caloundra

A man who allegedly groomed and supplied drugs to a teenage girl he met online has been charged with further offences relating to the indecent treatment of another girl in the Caloundra area.

It will be alleged the second victim was identified as part of ongoing investigations by Caloundra Child Protection Investigation Unit following the arrest of the man on June 22.

The 40-year-old man has been charged with a further 10 offences relating to a 14-year-old girl including six counts of supply drugs to a minor under 16 and two counts each of carnal knowledge with children under 16 and incident treatment of children under 16.

He is due to appear in Maroochydore Magistrates Court today (June 29).

It is alleged the man met both girls via social media, engaged with them on several occasions and supplied them with drugs.

Police are appealing for anyone with further information in relation to the offences or potential victims of the man to come forward.

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