Larry Nassar, former USA Gymnastics doctor, charged with child porn

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(WILX/NBC News) The former doctor for America's gymnastics team, Larry Nassar, was arrested Friday on federal child pornography charges.

According to a two-count indictment filed in Michigan Nassar possessed "thosuands of images of child pornography" between 2003 and 2016.

He is being held until a detention hearing that's scheduled for Wednesday. An attorney for Nassar said he had no comment.

Nassar was already facing a state charge of molesting a young girl at his home in Holt, Michigan between 1998 and 2005. He's also been accused of sexually abusing dozens of girls and women under the guise of invasive medical exams.

Nassar has denied all charges, and his lawyers have said any "procedures" he performed were medically sound.

Nassar was the team doctor for USA Gymnastics from 1996 to 2015, when he was fired in response to "athlete concerns."

He was also fired by Michigan State University this fall. Where he had a sports medicine practice.

Two women have filed lawsuits against Nassar and USA Gymnastics. One is a former Olympic medalist who says she was molested for several years in the mid-1990s, starting when she was 13. The other was a member of the USA national team, who says famed coaches Bela and Marta Karolyi turned a blind eye to abuse at their training center in Texas.