This morning, America's weight-loss hero and former Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle and his family were woken up by the sound of FBI agents and police at their door. Fogle's home was raided as part of a child pornography investigation, according to the New York Daily News. According to the local Fox station on the scene, the raid began at 6:30 a.m. in Zionsville, Indiana, and Fogle is not under arrest.
The raid was likely related to Russell Taylor, a former director at Fogle's Jared Foundation, who was arrested and convicted of possessing child pornography earlier this year. Electronics and media were taken out of Fogle's home this morning. Authorities have not commented on whether Fogle could also be guilty of harboring child pornography, but the electronics confiscated from his home are currently in the care of forensics experts.
Subway has not responded to requests for comment from the Indy Star or other local news outlets.
Jared Fogle is known as The Subway Guy, and famously lost more than 200 pounds while eating a diet mainly consisting of Subway sandwiches. Fogle's real-life story propelled him to fame and fortune in the early-aughts, with Subway profiting along the way.
Update 7/7/15; 12:20 p.m. EST: Subway released a statement to the press: "We are shocked about the news and believe it is related to a prior investigation of a former Jared Foundation employee. We are very concerned and will be monitoring the situation closely. We don't have any more details at this point."