A man has been charged over possession of child abuse material in in the state’s South West Slopes.
About 1.40pm yesterday (Monday 4 2019), officers attached to The Hume Police District attended a residential address in Koorawatha.
Officers located and seized a mobile phone that was in the possession of a 33-year-old man.
Child abuse material was allegedly located following an examination of the man’s phone.
A search warrant was executed at the premises shortly after, with officers locating and seizing a computer, mobile phones and several electronic storage devices.
The 33-year-old man was taken to Young Police Station, where he was later charged with possess child abuse material.
He was refused bail and is due to re-appear at Young Local Court on 3 December 2019.