Man charged with distributing child exploitation material

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PERTH police have charged a 29-year-old man with distributing child abuse material online.

Investigators from the WA Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (JACET) allege that over January and February this year, the man was in possession of and distributed child exploitation material.

Investigators located the man in East Perth at his accommodation and conducted a search.

Police seized a number of electronic devices belonging to the man and it is alleged child exploitation material was found on some of the devices.

Some of the seized devices are still being analysed.

The 29-year-old man, of no fixed address, is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court today charged with distributing and possessing child exploitation material.

Members of the public who have any information about people involved in child exploitation material are urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.