Man charged after sharing photos of child abuse on social media

Dalton McMillan charged with attempting to sexually assault four children – one of whom was less than two years old A Toronto man who shared photographs and videos of the sexual abuse of children…

Man charged after sharing photos of child abuse on social media

Dalton McMillan charged with attempting to sexually assault four children – one of whom was less than two years old

A Toronto man who shared photographs and videos of the sexual abuse of children on social media has been arrested and charged with eight counts of distributing and possession of child pornography, Toronto police said on Friday.

Dalton McMillan, who made his first court appearance on Friday, was charged with attempting to sexually assault four children – one of whom was less than two years old.

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McMillan’s arrest comes after police released images and a video online on Thursday of the 32-year-old that are believed to show the sexual abuse of young children.

McMillan was allegedly sharing child pornography with other people on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, according to police.

Police said that one of McMillan’s alleged victims was less than two years old and the alleged offences took place between 2014 and 2017.

Toronto police recommended charges of sexual assault, sexual interference, incest, sexual exploitation and child pornography against McMillan.

Police said that one of the victims was a girl younger than 13, while the other three victims were both girls, including one who was less than two years old.

On Wednesday, the attorney general of Canada said police in Halifax had arrested two men on child pornography charges. Those men, a 39-year-old from Belleville, Ontario, and a 40-year-old from Vegreville, Alberta, were charged with accessing, possessing and distributing child pornography.

On Thursday, the president of the Canadian Institute for Child Safety and Protection announced the organization had suspended the membership of the Edmonton branch of the Rape Awareness Association of Canada following the arrest of an Edmonton man in a child pornography investigation.

Vancouver and Hamilton have also recently announced they have cracked down on child pornography.

On Wednesday, Vancouver police announced the arrest of a 28-year-old man in a probe on a group of suspected users of child pornography. Two other people have been charged in the investigation, police said. The 28-year-old is alleged to have collected child pornography over a four-year period. Police said the man also directed others to make the images and videos.

In Hamilton, authorities on Thursday announced the arrest of a 20-year-old man who allegedly shared child pornography on an internet group. Timothy Robert Johnston was charged with accessing, possessing and distributing child pornography.

Police said Johnston was a member of an internet group and shared a video of an eight-year-old girl engaged in sexual activity with a person.

“Police believe that there are other victims in this case,” Ontario police said in a statement.

Police believe there are other victims in this case. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 855-723-2425.

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