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East Alton man facing child porn charges

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(KTVI)– An East Alton man faces child pornography charges.

Steven Yon was arrested earlier this week.

Madison County sheriff investigators got a tip from the national center for missing and exploited children about child pornography associated to Yon’s email accounts.

Electronic devices and media taken during the investigation contained pornographic images.

Police are working to make sure the child involved is safe.