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Portland police officer held on sexual corruption charge

Outside agency investigating 22-year veteran of the police bureau

A 22-year veteran of the Portland Police Bureau was taken into custody Thursday and charged with felonies connected to the online sexual corruption of a child and luring a minor.

Officer Scott Elliott was arrested by Multnomah County sheriff's deputies and placed on administrative leave. Elliott worked in the police bureau's East Precinct. He was leading training on less-lethal weapons.

Bureau officials said an outside agency is investigating the case.

KOIN Local 6 contributed to this news story.