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Accused child pornographer escapes house arrest

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LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Metro police are looking for a man who was arrested in November of last year on charges of child pornography.

Police said William Thompson, 53, failed to appear in Justice Court for a scheduled hearing on Wednesday. He had been on house arrest and his whereabouts are unknown.

Thompson is a local photographer accused of taking photos and videos of a juvenile in sexually explicit situations. Thompson had operated Storybook Studios, located on West Craig Road near Rancho Drive.

Thompson is charged with use of a minor in production of pornography and lewdness with a child.

Thompson has been linked to additional cases, including some outside the continental United States. The investigation is under review for possible federal prosecution.

Anyone with information concerning Thompson's whereabouts is urged to call Metro's Sexual Assault Section at 702-828-3421 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555. You may also leave information online at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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