‘Glee’ actor Mark Salling arrested in child pornography case

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SUNLAND, Calif. — “Glee” actor Mark Salling was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of possessing child pornography, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

An LAPD Internet Crimes Against Children task force unit served a search warrant Tuesday morning at his Sunland home in the 9900 block of Helen Avenue, an LAPD spokesman confirmed to PIX11 News.

Crime Watch Daily was the first to report on Salling's arrest. The 33-year-old actor is being held at a downtown Los Angeles jail, police said.

Salling is best known for his role in the hit television series “Glee,” on which he plays Noah “Puck” Puckerman.

Actor Mark Salling was arrested Dec. 29, 2015, on suspicion of child pornography, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Best known for his role as Noah "Puck" Puckerman on "Glee," Salling is seen here on Feb. 8, 2015, at the Republic Records / Big Machine Label Group Grammy Celebration in Hollywood, Calif. (Photo: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for Republic Records)

Actor Mark Salling was arrested Dec. 29, 2015, on suspicion of child pornography, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Best known for his role as Noah "Puck" Puckerman on "Glee," Salling is seen here on Feb. 8, 2015, at the Republic Records / Big Machine Label Group Grammy Celebration in Hollywood, Calif. (Photo: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for Republic Records)