LAUREL SPRINGS, N.J. (CBS) — A Laurel Springs man is accused of luring a 12-year-old girl online from Egg Harbor City. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has charged 23-year-old Henry Merton with endangering and luring.

Merton’s arrest stemmed from a long-term investigation by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit.

The Egg Harbor City Police Department also assisted in the investigation.