NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- A Huntington Middle School student is accused of having "inappropriate photos" on her phone which she showed to other students.

Police said a security officer at the school contacted them on June 14. Several students who saw the pictures approached the principal, Courtney Mompoint, to tell her about the images.

The student accused of having the pictures on her phone is 14 years old.

The Newport News Police Department's Special Victims Unit is handling the investigation.