McKenzie Street where the offending material was discovered.
McKenzie Street where the offending material was discovered. Alina Rylko

Lismore pair accused of child porn offences stay locked up

TUESDAY 7.50am: A MAN and a woman charged over alleged child abuse offences and possession of child exploitation material are still in police custody following their arrest.

At Lismore Local Court bail was refused for the 30-year-old man, who will next appear in court on January 16.

The 29-year-old woman's application for bail was held over until December 1 when she will again face court. 

 

SATURDAY 5pm: A MAN and woman have been charged at Lismore overnight over alleged child abuse offences and possession of child exploitation material.

On Tuesday November 8, Richmond Local Area Command police attended a home on McKenzie St.

While in the property, police allegedly discovered a number of suspicious images on computers.

Police executed a crime scene warrant at the home, seizing two computers.

A subsequent search of the computers allegedly located a large number of child exploitation images.

Police will allege some of the images depicted a man and woman committing acts of indecency upon a 12-year-old girl.

On Friday, police attended the same premises and arrested a 30-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman.

They were taken to Lismore Police Station where the man was charged with aggravated indecent assault offender in company; aggravated act of indecency offender in company; possess child abuse material; use child under 14 to make child abuse material; goods in custody, and other offences.

The woman was charged with aggravated indecent assault offender in company; aggravated act of indecency offender in company; possess child abuse material; use child under 14 to make child abuse material and goods in custody.

Both were refused bail to appear at Lismore Local Court on Saturday.

Police urge anyone who has been a victim of child abuse, or is aware of anyone who is in possession of child abuse material, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.



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