Youth facing child porn charges in Owen Sound

Owen Sound police have laid child pornography charges after investigating a complaint from a young person.

Police learned a young person was electronically sharing intimate pictures that had been sent to the suspect by the young victim.

The suspect allegedly shared the images electronically with friends on a social media application and threatened the victim that they would continue to share those photos.

Police immediately responded arrested the suspect who is now charged with possession of child pornography, distribution of child pornography and breach of recognizance.

The accused in this case is older than the young victim, and neither can be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.