PlayStation porn: Hamilton man charged over child abuse materials

A HAMILTON man has been arrested and charged after police allegedly found child porn on a gaming console.

On Tuesday police were conducting a home inspection of a registered offender, under section 16C of the Child Protection Act.

On entering the home at Hamilton police noticed a PlayStation was plugged in and switched on.

Officers investigated the game console and allegedly uncovered child abuse materials.

The 52-year-old man was arrested and taken to Newcastle Police Station.

Several items in the house were also seized by police for further investigation.

The man was charged with possess child abuse material, and use carriage service to access child porn.

He appeared at Newcastle Local Court on Tuesday and was bail refused.

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