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le Mardi 8 novembre 2022 0:00 | mis à jour le 8 novembre 2022 16:33 Tribune-Express (Hawkesbury)

Vankleek Hill man charged in child porn investigation

A man from Vankleek Hill was arrested after finding him with child porn. — archive photo
A man from Vankleek Hill was arrested after finding him with child porn.
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A man from Vankleek Hill was arrested after finding him with child porn.

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Hawkesbury arrested a man from Vankleek Hill after an investigation into allegations of child pornography.

Justin Martel, 38, was arrested on October 20 and charged with possession of child porn, luring a minor, and sending sexually explicit material to a minor. Martel will appear in court in L’Orignal on November 16.

The OPP would like to remind the public that many victims of child sexual abuse are so young that they cannot tell their story. Further information on recognizing and helping victims can be found at http://www.protectchildren.ca, and parents are reminded to be proactive by speaking with their children regarding Internet safety. Anyone interested in protecting children can find resources to assist them at http://www.cybertip.ca.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact the Hawkesbury OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222- 8477 (TIPS) or ontariocrimestoppers.ca.