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"Jared from Subway's" home raided in connection with child pornography investigation (UPDATED)

This investigation follows the April arrest of Jared Foundation's executive director -- also for child pornography


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Colin Gorenstein
July 7, 2015 6:23PM (UTC)

(UPDATED: A law enforcement source has confirmed that Jared Fogle is a suspect in a "federal child pornography investigation.")

Federal and state agents raided the Indiana home of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle Tuesday morning in connection with a child pornography investigation.

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The 37-year-old multi-millionaire was detained outside of his Zionsville house, according to WTHR, where a special taskforce proceeded to inspect all electronics in his possession in a mobile forensics vehicle.

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Both Fogle's wife and kids evacuated the home shortly before the 6:30 a.m. raid, local outlets reported.

This inspection follows the April arrest of the Jared Foundation's executive director, Russell Taylor, for possession of child pornography. It is yet to be seen whether there is any clear connection between the two incidents.

Fogle has not been arrested at this time.

This is a developing story. Check back with Salon.com for further updates.

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Colin Gorenstein

Colin Gorenstein is Salon's assistant editor of internet and viral content. Follow @colingorenstein or email cgorenstein@salon.com.

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