Suspect arrested, victim safe in widely shared child porn

This photo provided by Detroit Police Department shows Germaine Moore. Authorities in Alabama have identified the suspect and the victim in a child porn video being shared around the world. News outlets report that the victim has been located and is safe. Central Alabama CrimeStoppers announced warrants Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 against Germaine Moore of Millbrook, just outside Montgomery. Moore also is wanted in Detroit, where prosecutors allege that he sexually assaulted three girls. (Detroit Police Department via AP)

MILLBROOK, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Alabama say a man wanted for a child porn video being shared around the world has been arrested.

WSFA-TV reports that 44-year-old Germaine Moore turned himself into Millbrook Police around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. He is charged with sexual assault of a child, distribution of video depicting the assault and first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

News outlets report that the victim has been located and is safe.

READ MORE: Police agencies warn of child porn video circulating on Facebook

Crime Stoppers executive director Tony Garrett tells Al.com that more charges are expected.

State Bureau of Investigation Lt. Brooke Walker says Moore’s fiancee was arrested Monday night and is not cooperating.

Moore also is wanted in Detroit, where prosecutors allege that he sexually assaulted three girls.

The video circulating on Facebook and other social media as far as Colorado and France shows a young girl performing oral sex on an adult.

Montgomery Police charged 42-year-old Jerrell Washington with distributing it, and warn that anyone who shares the video, even in outrage, can be charged as well.

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