Photo courtesy of Chatham-Kent Police Service.

A man has been arrested in Chatham-Kent, accused of child luring.

Chatham-Kent Police were contacted by a concerned parent Friday night, who found some disturbing messages on her child’s phone.

Authorities say the 12-year-old had been receiving messages from a 40-year-old man, asking her to send him intimate images.

The accused was identified and arrested. He was released with conditions and a future court date.