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Twelve Seabees Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

Twelve Seabees were arrested Wednesday afternoon on sexual assault and child pornography charges involving a minor.

The suspects range in age from 25 to 18. Gulfport Police are still looking for at least two other Seabees who may have been involved.

Officials from the Seabee base say they will not comment on the arrests.

Police say the teen involved was a 15-year-old runaway girl. The men allegedly video taped her performing sexually explicit acts. Police discovered her at the apartment after receiving a tip. They identified the supects using the video tape.

According to the police, the incident took place at an apartment near the base.

Bail for the suspects ranges from $10,000 to $20,000 each.

The girl involved in the incident is now at home with her mother.

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