Lynchburg man arrested for child pornography possession

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) – Police in Lynchburg have arrested a man after a child pornography investigation.

According to the Lynchburg Police Department, they received a report of a subject being extorted for money because he possessed child pornography.

During the course of the investigation, detectives determined the individual did possess child pornography which resulted in the arrest of Antonio D. Atwell, 24, of Lynchburg on Wednesday.

Atwell is being charged with five counts of possessing child pornography.

The investigation continues. If you have any information regarding this incident, contact Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900.

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