Va. State Police seek more information in child pornography case

LEE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia State Police are asking for more information on a case that resulted in a 60-year-old Virginia man being arrested for child porn charges.

Authorities said Robert E. Widener Jr., of Ben Hur, was arrested on April 5 and charged with 20 counts of solicitation of the production of child pornography and 20 counts of using a communications device to possess child porn.

Widener Jr. is being held without bond at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Duffield.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to contact State Police Special Agent J.J. Kite at 276-889-7660.

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