A 39-year-old northwestern Ontario resident is facing charges for allegedly being in possession of child pornography.

On January 19, members of the Fort Frances OPP, OPP Digital Forensics Unit, OPP Child Sexual Exploitation Unit and the Treaty Three Police Service conducted the investigation.

Police say their investigation involved the analysis of an electronic device and the discovery of multiple child sexual abuse files.

As a result, 39-year-old Bryan Bruyere of the Rainy River District has been arrested and charged with possession of child pornography.

Anyone with information related to the investigation is asked to contact the Rainy River OPP at 807-274-3322 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).