Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Evil child abuser arrested following public appeal

One day after authorities released photos of a man purportedly culled from sexually explicit videos, a suspect is under arrest and his alleged child victim has been identified and taken to safety, officials tell CNN.

Authorities declined to name the man pending his appearance in federal court on Thursday. Even before his arrest, he had been charged as a "John Doe" with producing and distributing child pornography.

The man was arrested Wednesday, a day after Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials issued a public appeal for help, releasing five photographs of the man clipped from the videos.