KING CITY, Ont. - Police in York Region say they've arrested a high school teacher for possessing child pornography.

Robert Aurich is charged with possession, distribution, and accessing child pornography.

Police say the investigation began after they were alerted to images containing child pornography that had been uploaded to social media.

Investigators say that upload was traced back to the York Region District School Board.

Police say the 46-year-old Aurich was arrested at King City Secondary School.

The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing today and the investigation is ongoing.

Police ask that anyone with additional information on this case contact them.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 19, 2020.

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