Woman charged following investigation into child abuse material

A woman will face court today charged following an investigation into the production of child abuse material in Glen Innes.

In April 2016, detectives from the Sex Crimes Squad’s Child Exploitation Internet Unit (CEIU) executed a search warrant at a home in Glen Innes, where they located and seized electronic storage devices allegedly containing child abuse material.

A 44 year-old man was arrested and charged with child sex offences at this time. He is currently before the courts.

Following further investigations, detectives executed another search warrant at the home about 9am Tuesday September 20.

A 47-year-old woman was arrested and taken to Glen Innes Police Station, where she was charged with two counts of carer allow child between 14 and 18 to be used for pornographic purposes and incite act of indecency.

She has been refused bail to appear at Armidale Local Court on Wednesday September 21 2016.

Regular covert online investigations are conducted by the Child Exploitation Internet Unit and police in NSW work closely with their law-enforcement colleagues interstate and overseas.

Anyone with information about internet predators should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page:https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/.

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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