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Man arrested for possession of child pornography

By WKTV News

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Police have announced the arrest of a man on charges of child pornography, Friday.

Patrick Abel, 24, an employee of The Boys and Girls Club of Utica, has been charged with promoting and possessing a sexual performance of a child.

The Utica Police have seized his computer as part of the investigation.

There has been no evidence to suggest that Abel had any inappropriate contact with the children at the Parkway Rec Center, where he works, however they are asking anyone who suspects anything to contact them immediately.

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