Update: Montgomery man arrested in connection to sharing viral child porn video

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A Montgomery man has been arrested in connection with distribution of a video depicting the sexual assault of a female child by an adult male, according to the Montgomery Police Department.

According to a release from the police department, Montgomery police has charged Jerrell Washington, 42, with one count each of possession and dissemination of child pornography.

Washington was charged under the Code of Alabama, §13A-12-191, Dissemination or public display of obscene matter containing visual depiction of persons under 17 years of age involved in obscene acts, a Class B felony; and §13A-12-192(b), Possession and possession with intent to disseminate obscene matter containing visual depiction of persons under 17 years of age involved in obscene acts, a Class C felony.

Washington was arrested late Monday afternoon by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force.

Washington was transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility, where he was being held under a $100,000 bond.

Montgomery police identified Washington as a suspect in disseminating via social media a video that is the subject of an ongoing criminal investigation involving multiple law enforcement agencies.

Police also warn that anyone who shares the video, even in outrage, can be charged as well.

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