Police investigate porn DVD bought at Dixons

'Totally appalled'

Police in Birmingham have launched an investigation after child pornography was found on a DVD disk bought at a Dixons store in the West Midlands.

The disk was part of software sold with a £200 CD rewriter.

The family that bought the hardware told the ">Birmingham Post that they were "totally appalled" by what they saw.

It seems the box containing the rewriter had been opened prior to it being bought.

Dixons said that this was an "extremely serious incident" and that it was cooperating fully with police.

In a statement the high street electrical store said: "We deeply regret the distress that this episode has caused and will do all that we can to identify the source.

"We understand that the police have now executed a warrant on a house in the Bordsley Green area of Birmingham, and are questioning a 34 year old man."

Dixons MD, Chris Langley, has already been in contact personally with the family that bought the CD rewriter to apologise for the incident. ®

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