A Laurel Springs man has been charged with endangering and luring a 12-year-old girl from Egg Harbor City.

Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced Wednesday that 23-year-old Henry Merton has been charged with endangering (3rd degree), endangering (1st degree), and luring (2nd degree).

Henry Merton - Photo: ACPO

Merton’s arrest stemmed from a long investigation by the ACPO Special Victims Unit. The Egg Harbor City Police Department assisted in the investigation.

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