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Youth charged after intimate pictures shared on social media

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OWEN SOUND

City police charged a youth with possession and distribution of child pornography for allegedly sharing “intimate pictures” of the complainant on social media.

Police investigated a complaint Tuesday of one young person sharing these photos of another, younger person, electronically.

“The suspect was sharing the images electronically with friends on a social media application and threatened the victim that they would continue to share those photos,” the Owen Sound Police Service said in a news release.

Police immediately located and arrested the suspect for possession and distribution of child pornography. Police charged that person with those offences and with breach of recognizance. The suspect was to appear in bail court Wednesday.

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