Providence man arrested in child porn investigation

By Jennifer Petracca

news@abc6.com

Rhode Island State Police have arrested a Providence on child pornography charges.

28-year-old Austin Lyles was arrested Friday after an investigation showed he was trading videos and images of child porn on the internet in his apartment.

Lyles was arraigned in 6th Division District Court and released on $10,000 personal recognizance.  He was charged with the possession and transfer of child pornography.

He is ordered to have no contact with children and is not allowed to use the internet.

Police say at this time there are no indications of inappropriate conduct between Lyles and children.

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