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Man arrested on child porn charges after tip from Germany

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A Winnipeg man is facing child pornography charges after local authorities received a tip from Germany.

The year-long investigation started in September 2013, when German law enforcement officials contacted members of the local internet child exploitation unit. The German officers indicated that a Winnipeg resident was in possession of child pornography.

A 45-year-old man was arrested in the 1000 block of Isbister Street without incident Wednesday.

The suspect is facing a number of child pornography charges for his alleged involvement.

He was released on a promise to appear.

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