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Belleville man arrested on suspicion of child porn possession

Police have arrested a 23-year-old Belleville man on suspicion that he had multiple images and video of child pornography.

An investigation began into the man, whose name was not released as charges have not been filed yet, based on a Craigslist post, according to a news release from the Belleville Police Department.

A search warrant was executed Tuesday, and the man was taken into custody, according to the release.

Police expect to apply for charges Wednesday or Thursday.

No further information was immediately available.

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