A Hamilton man has been arrested on child porn charges.

Hamilton police were tipped off by a U.K. service provider about a local man who was allegedly using a video chat service to exploit children, police say.

The man was arrested after officers executed a search warrant at a Hamilton mountain home on Thursday. Police say the man was video chatting with underage women around the world, and attempted to record them in “various states of undress.”

The man was also in possession of child pornography, police say.

A 42-year-old Hamilton man was charged with possession of child pornography and making child pornography, police say. He was held for a bail hearing.