(WAVY) — JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. – James City County Police say a teenager is facing child pornography charges after allegedly tweeting nude pictures of herself.

According to Stephanie Williams-Ortery with the James City County Police Department, officers received an anonymous tip about nude pictures posted on Twitter by the 16-year-old girl. It is unclear how many pictures were involved, but police say they were posted either on or around Jan. 30.twitter generic

Williams-Ortery said photos were also sent to some boys.

A school resource officer was notified, and spoke with the teen and her mother.

“It’s not just friends that see what they post but also strangers and everyone else out there,” said Williams-Ortery. “You have no idea who’s out there watching. You never know who’s going to see what you post.”

  • Text smaller
  • Text bigger
Note: Read our discussion guidelines before commenting.