NSW man charged after possessing child abuse material

A man has been charged over the alleged possession of child abuse material as part of an ongoing investigation into child sex offences, NSW Police say.

Detectives from the State Crime Command’s Sex Crimes Squad established Strike Force Doyle to investigate child sex offences and child abuse material uncovered during an investigation into an online paedophile ring.

During the previous investigation, police seized a computer tablet and a mobile phone, which allegedly contained child abuse material, and identification and bank cards.

As a result of further inquiries, a 42-year-old man was arrested at Goulburn Police Station yesterday, and charged with two counts of possess child abuse material and receive property stolen outside NSW.

He later appeared at Goulburn Local Court and was formally refused bail to appear at Lismore Local Court on 15 August 2016.

Inquiries are continuing.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stopers.