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Canadian traveled to Canandaigua to meet up with 14-year-old: Released with appearance ticket after arrest

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Police have arrested a Canadian man in Ontario County following an investigation into attempted child abuse.


On Saturday around 5:15 p.m. police in Canandaigua arrested 45-year-old Ariel Cieslak, of Ontario, Canada for second-degree attempted rape.

It’s alleged that Cieslak engaged in a conversation on the internet with a subject he believed was 14-years-old.


He then traveled to Canandaigua from Canada for the purpose of engaging in an illegal act with the child.

Police were notified of the arrangement and met Cieslak at a location in the city.

He was taken into custody without incident and issued an appearance ticket for a later date.