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Harrison Anthoney William Wride: Accused of buying child exploitation material from Perth teen

Gun-obsessed man, 22, is accused of buying child exploitation material from a teenager – as his outrageous Instagram description is revealed

  • Harrison Anthoney William Wride, 22, charged with child abuse offences 
  • He allegedly purchased child exploitation material from a Perth teenager 
  • Wride appeared in court on Friday, he will next face court in November 
  • He describes himself as ‘firearms enthusiast’ and ‘professional f**khead’ online

A gun-obsessed young man has been charged with multiple child abuse offences after he allegedly bought child exploitation material from a teenager. 

Harrison Anthoney William Wride, 22, was arrested at his home in Forrestfield in Perth’s southeast in August, following a tip-off to the AFP from the United States’ National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).

Police raided his home and allegedly found child abuse material on electronic devices.

Wride had allegedly bought self-produced child exploitation material from a teenager in Perth, the AFP said.

Harrison Anthoney William Wride, 22, was arrested at his home in Forrestfield in Perth’s southeast in August and has been charged with child abuse offences

Wride had allegedly bought self-produced child exploitation material from a teenager in Perth, the AFP said

Wride had allegedly bought self-produced child exploitation material from a teenager in Perth, the AFP said 

His charges included one count of possessing child abuse material, one count of using a carriage service to access child abuse material, and engaging in sexual activity using a carriage service with a child under 16.

Wride faced court on Friday and will next appear in November.

His Instagram is filled with photos of him shooting various guns.

He describes himself as a ‘gun enthusiast’ a ‘professional f**khead’ and a ‘film buff’ in his bio.

The 22-year-old  describes himself as a 'gun enthusiast' a 'professional f**khead' and a 'film buff' in his Instagram bio

The 22-year-old  describes himself as a ‘gun enthusiast’ a ‘professional f**khead’ and a ‘film buff’ in his Instagram bio

In one photo he’s seen in a clown mask with a gun in his hands. 

AFP Detective Superintendent Graeme Marshall said the AFP worked closely with its counterparts both domestically and internationally to combat the exploitation and abuse of children.

‘Our common goal is to protect children, wherever they live, and ensure anyone who tries to harm them is identified and brought before the courts.

‘The AFP works tirelessly with the WA Police Force, domestic and international partners to keep children safe and will prosecute anyone who is preying on them.’

Wride's (pictured) charges included one count of possessing child abuse material, one count of using a carriage service to access child abuse material, and engaging in sexual activity using a carriage service with a child under 16

Wride’s (pictured) charges included one count of possessing child abuse material, one count of using a carriage service to access child abuse material, and engaging in sexual activity using a carriage service with a child under 16

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