Maryland State Police warn others not to share viral video of child pornography

Maryland State Police warn others not to share viral video of child pornography

PIKESVILLE, Md. -- On Saturday, Maryland State Police and the Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force warned Facebook users that sharing a viral video depicting child pornography is illegal.

Police say a viral video appears to depict an underage girl involved in a sex act and has reportedly been shared on various social media and internet service provider platforms across the country.

Internet Crimes Against Children Task Forces in multiple states are investigating the video and are trying to determine the origins of the video. They are also attempting to identify the victim and suspect involved.

Police are reminding citizens that if this video is shared with you, please do not share it with anyone else via email or social media.

Instead police ask that you delete the video and make sure you report the video to your social media or internet service provider immediately.

Anyone with investigative information on the identity of child or the suspect in this video should contact Maryland State Police at 410-653-4200.

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