Man charged over child pornography


Police in the New South Wales Hunter Valley are trying to identify the children depicted in thousands of child abuse images seized in a raid on a home.

A 62-year-old man has been charged with three counts of possessing child pornography after police raided his home at Rutherford yesterday afternoon.

Police say they found around 2,000 images of child abuse, as well as recording equipment.

The man was refused bail overnight to face Maitland Local Court today.

Anyone with information that may assist the police investigation is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Source: ABC