NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — An NYPD officer stood charged Tuesday with possessing child pornography, after investigators allegedly found videos on his computer showing underage girls engaging in lewd acts.
Officer Yong Wu, 34, was arrested Monday in the 106th Precinct in south central Queens. He was charged with promoting a sexual performance by a child younger than 17, and possession of a sexual performance by a child.READ MORE: Gabby Petito Search: Parents Say Fiancé Brian Laundrie's 'Silence Is Reprehensible'; Police In Utah Confirm Responding To Incident Involving Couple
The NYPD has suspended Wu. He was ordered held on $50,000 cash bail.
An attorney for Wu did not immediately return a message.READ MORE: Police: Father Spit On After Asking Man To Stop Smoking Marijuana In Front Of 4-Year-Old Daughter On Subway
Investigators said they arrested Wu while looking into people sharing child pornography files of on peer-to-peer networks. They said Wu was sharing at least 60 files of interest.
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