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Pontotoc man charged with hurting juvenile, possessing child porn

A Pontotoc man was arrested Friday for allegedly harming a juvenile and possessing child pornography.

According to the Oxford Police Department, officers were dispatched on Friday to the Square for a welfare check of a juvenile, who was transported to a hospital after reporting physical abuse.

Officers were able to identify the suspect as Anthony Powell, 24, of Pontotoc. Powell was arrested and transported to the Lafayette County Detention Center where he was charged with aggravated domestic violence and possession of child pornography and booked on a $150,000 bond.

This is a developing story.