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Peterborough, Ont. man charged with possession of child pornography: police

A Peterborough man faces child pornography charges following an investigation by police. RJB

A child pornography investigation has led to the arrest of a man in Peterborough, Ont.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, as part of their investigation, on Sept. 30 members of the service’s criminal investigations unit executed a search warrant at a west-end residence, where a number of electronics were located and seized.

On Wednesday, police said the investigation led to the arrest of a 30-year-old man from the city who was charged with possession of child pornography.

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He was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Wednesday.

The police service is a member of the Provincial Strategy to Protect Children from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation on the Internet, a project that has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of the Solicitor General.

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