A 52-year-old has been charged with the possession of child abuse material following a police search of his home on Thursday.

A search warrant was undertake of the Greenway property after members of the ACT Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team received information alleging that the man was accessing a child abuse file sharing site online.

A number of computer and data storage items were seized and will be forensically examined.

The 52-year-old resident was subsequently arrested and charged with one count of possessing child abuse material with further charges expected following the examination of the seized electronics.

The man is due to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court on Friday.

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