PITTSBURGH (KDKA)– A suspicious internet post led the Shaler Township Police Department to investigate a local man for contacting minors.
Today, police arrested 18-year-old Nicholas J. Cukanow after he was contacted by FBI Agents from the Violent Crimes Against Children Task Force.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Food Banks Team Up With DoorDash To Deliver Free Meals To Seniors
The investigation started after Shaler residents made the police department aware of posts Cukanow had allegedly made on the internet involving minors.READ MORE: PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro Files Brief Saying Health Secretary Has Power To Mandate Masks In Schools
Shaler Police say Cukanow is being charged with Unlawful Contact with a Minor, Criminal Use of a Communication Facility, and Criminal Attempt.MORE NEWS: After Doctors Told Him He Had Months To Live, Man From Baldwin Is Ready To Accomplish His Next Goal
His arraignment is scheduled for today, June 27, in Shaler District Court.