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Felixstowe: Police arrest 36-year-old man in child porn probe

09:02 10 January 2014

Man held in indecent image inquiry

Man held in indecent image inquiry

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A 36-year-old Felixstowe man has been arrested on suspicion of making indecent images of children after police executed a warrant at his home.

It is understood that the arrest came after Suffolk Constabulary were contacted by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP), which is part of the UK’s National Crime Agency.

Police, including officers from Suffolk’s hi-tech online investigation unit based in Halesworth which specialises in child pornography investigations, were involved in the swoop.

Following a search of his home computer equipment was taken away to be inspected by experts.

The man was taken to the police investigation centre at the constabulary’s Martlesham headquarters, following his arrest early on Tuesday morning.

After being interviewed by officers the suspect was released on bail pending further enquiries.

He must return to the police investigation centre on April 22.

Police have not revealed the man’s occupation or whether his work involves contact with children.

Asked about the arrest Anne-Marie Breach, a spokeswoman for Suffolk Constabulary said: “We received information that the suspect may potentially have been in possession of indecent images.

“The investigation is still ongoing.”

CEOP works with national and international agencies to investigate online child sex offences including the production, distribution and viewing of child abuse material, to the

Within its teams it has specialist police officers working with professionals from the wider child protection community and industry.

Staff are seconded from organisations such as the NSPCC, and experts from government and corporations such as Microsoft offer specialist advice and guidance.

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