The Manitoba RCMP scheduled a press conference on Tuesday following 65 charges laid against seven individuals who were arrested.

The press opportunity will take place at 11 a.m. at the Manitoba RCMP Headquarters in Winnipeg at 1091 Portage Avenue.

The RCMP Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) unit noted that they executed a number of warrants and laid numerous charges in an investigation into child exploitation and human trafficking.

While no locations for the arrestees have been announced, Portage la Prairie RCMP and Portage la Prairie Mayor Sharilyn Knox were listed as available for questions during Tuesday's press conference.

file photoPortage la Prairie Mayor Sharilyn Knox

PortageOnline will provide more information as it becomes available on this developing story.