A Lichfield man has been arrested as part of a police operation into indecent images of children.

The 41-year-old was held on suspicion of possession of an indecent photograph/pseudo-photograph of a child. He has been hailed pending further investigations.

The arrest came as part of an Operation Safenet crackdown that has seen six men from across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent held.

  • A 29-year-old man, from Cannock, and a 58-year-old man, from Stoke-on-Trent, were arrested on suspicion of making an indecent photograph/pseudo-photograph of a child. Both were bailed pending further enquiries. 
  • A 34-year-old man, from Stoke-on-Trent, was arrested on suspicion of possession of an indecent photograph/pseudo-photograph of a child. He was released under investigation pending further enquiries. 
  • A 33-year-old man, from Stoke-on-Trent, was arrested on suspicion of possession to show/distribute pseudo photograph of a child. He was bailed pending further enquiries. 
  • A 36-year-old man, from Leek, was arrested on suspicion of making an indecent photograph/pseudo-photograph of a child. He was released no further investigation.

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