NEWPORT— The Newport Police Department is investigating a child pornography incident where an explicit photo of a child was uploaded to the internet.

On Tuesday, Captain Detective Jason Ramsey was contacted by a City of Morristown detective about an explicit photo of a small female child.

The detective advised that the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children intercepted a photo on a social media account of a female child who was nude from the waist down and lying on a blue sheet.

According to the report, investigators learned the photo was uploaded from a residence within the Newport City limits.

The incident is under investigation.

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