Waterloo Police arrest 2 Friday after separate child pornography investigations

File photo. Waterloo Regional Police. Kevin Nielsen / Global News

Waterloo Regional Police say two people were arrested on Friday in connection with separate child pornography investigations.

Police say they arrested a 17 year-old Kitchener, Ont., male in connection with an investigation which began in August, after they were alerted by the National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre regarding a person possessing child pornography.

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They say the youth is facing two charges of possession of child pornography.

In addition, a 25-year-old man from Waterloo, Ont., was arrested after another investigation which got underway last month by the Service’s Cybercrime – Internet Child Exploitation Unit.

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The man is facing a charge of possession of child pornography.

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