Amarillo man arrested for child pornography

A 10 month investigation leads to the arrest of an Amarillo man for child pornography.

Amarillo police arrested 40-year-old Barry Barrett earlier today.

The investigation into Barrett's activities started when police say sexual solicitation's were made to a child via the Internet.

During the conversations, photos, which constitute child pornography, were reportedly transmitted.

The child in this case was actually an FBI agent acting as a 12 year old girl.

During the search of Barrett's home, police say child pornography photos were found on his computer.