Knox County man accused of distributing child sex images online

Photos: Knox County Detention Center/Kentucky State Police

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police have arrested a Knox County man after they say he distributed images portraying a sex performance by a minor.

Troopers say Robert Whitter, 27, of Barbourville was arrest after an undercover investigation. Detectives seized equipment they say Whitter used to distribute the material at his home Wednesday.

KSP sent the seized items to its forensic laboratory to examine.

Whitter is charged with three counts of distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

He remains in the Knox County Detention Center as of Wednesday afternoon.