'Glee' actor Mark Salling arrested on child porn charges

Mark Salling arrives at the 32nd Annual Paleyfest : 'Glee' held at The Dolby Theatre on Friday, March 13, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Richard Shotwell/Invision)

Authorities say former "Glee" star Mark Salling has been arrested in Los Angeles for investigation of possessing child pornography.

The LAPD's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force served a search warrant at the 33-year-old's home in the 9900 block of Helen Avenue in Sunland at about 7 a.m. Tuesday.

Salling is being held in lieu of $20,000 bail. No further details were immediately released regarding his arrest.

Salling is best known for playing bad-boy Noah "Puck" Puckerman on TV's musical dramedy "Glee," which aired on Fox from 2009 until earlier this year.

He shared a Screen Actors Guild award with the cast in 2010, when they won for outstanding TV comedy ensemble.

Salling is also a musician and released his debut album "Pipe Dreams" in 2010.
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