Florida man sent child porn to TV anchor, sheriff says

Marchaun Browning arrested on federal child porn charges

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Marchaun Browning.

BARTOW, Fla. - A 20-year-old man sent child pornography to a Florida television news anchor's Twitter account, authorities said.

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said Marchaun Browning was arrested Friday and now faces federal child porn charges.

Judd said Browning used a Twitter account to follow a Bay News 9 anchor and then began sending explicit images. When she blocked his account, Judd says Browning created additional accounts and continued sending the images. He even sent images to the station's main Twitter page.

The anchor wasn't identified by authorities, but Judd said she's "scarred for life" by the "horrific" images. Judd says the anchor's husband reached out to his agency "because he knew of our aggressive stance" on child predators.

A lawyer for Browning isn't listed on court records.

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