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Ex Glee star arrested for "child porn possession"

Mark Salling
Mark Salling

Former Glee star Mark Salling has been arrested for allegedly possessing child pornography.

The 33-year-old actor was taken into custody on Tuesday after a warrant was served at his home in the Sunland neighbourhood of Los Angeles, police officer Tony Im said.

Salling had been investigated by the Los Angeles Police Department's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, he added.

Salling is best known for playing Noah "Puck" Puckerman in musical comedy-drama Glee, which aired on US TV from 2009 through to March of this year.