Elmira Man Arrested On Child Exploitation Charges

An Elmira man has been arrested after police say he uploaded inappropriate material involving a child to the internet.

According to Elmira Police, on August 1st, 2023 the Elmira Police Department executed a search warrant at a residence on the South Side of Elmira. The search warrant was based on an investigation initiated by the New York State Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force.

A CyberTip sent to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children provided information that an Elmira resident had uploaded child sexual abuse material to the internet.

As a result of this investigation, on August 8th, 2023 Francisco A Flores a 39 year old Elmira
resident, was arrested on an active Elmira City Court arrest warrant and charged with one count of Promoting a Sexual Performance by a Child, a Class D Felony. Flores was held for Elmira City Court arraignment.

The Elmira Police Department was assisted by the NYSP Troop E Computer Crimes Unit during this investigation.

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