Toronto man arrested for using multiple online identities in child luring case: police

Jun 24 2019, 10:11 pm

Toronto Police have made an arrest in the investigation of a man who allegedly attempted to lure a child through social media.

Law enforcement say the suspect chatted with the child online, using a variety of social applications and multiple online identities.

Thirty-one-year-old Matthew Guit, of Toronto, has been arrested and is charged luring, making child pornography available, invitation to sexual touching, and possessing and accessing child pornography.

The arrest comes in the way of a search warrant executed by the Toronto Police Sex Crimes – Child Exploitation Section in Brimley Road and McNicoll Avenue on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

Guit allegedly used multiple online identities, including the names:

Police say that they are concerned that there may be additional victims.

They have also released photos of the suspect:

Toronto Police

Toronto Police

Toronto Police

Toronto Police


Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-8500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online, on Facebook, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

Reporting can also be made at Canada’s National Tipline for Reporting the Online Sexual Exploitation of Children.

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