Acadian Peninsula man pleads guilty to child pornography, sexual touching charges

A man from the Acadian Peninsula has pleaded guilty to five counts of producing and making child pornography available as well as sexually touching a child under the age of 16.

The man entered his plea on Wednesday and has been in custody since his arrest in October.

A court-ordered publication ban is in place to protect the victim's identity.

A sentencing hearing is scheduled for March 27th.

(with files from the Acadie-Nouvelle)