ZIONSVILLE, Ind. -- Subway has responded to reports that a federal child pornography investigation has led to the home of Jared Fogle, the longtime spokesperson for the restaurant chain.
The company announced Tuesday that it is suspending its relationship with Fogle while the investigation continues.
"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," the company said in a statement.
Federal and state authorities, including FBI and Postal Inspection Service agents, swarmed Fogle's home Tuesday, removing electronics for analysis in a mobile forensics van. Fogle has not been arrested or charged.
Fogle's attorney, Ron Elberger released a statement to CBS News on Tuesday afternoon.
"Jared has been cooperating, and continues to cooperate, with law enforcement in their investigation of unspecified charges and looks forward to its conclusion," Elberger said. "He has not been detained, arrested or charged with any crime or offense."
In May, Russell Taylor, the executive director of the Jared Foundation, a not-for-profit founded by Fogle, was arrested on seven counts related to the production of child pornography, as well as another charge for possession of child pornography. Authorities have not said if that case is connected with the investigation at Fogle's home.
Taylor is accused of secretly videotaping four children, ranging in age between nine and 16, on at least seven occasions total. In each case, the child who was allegedly videotaped was naked, according to a document filed in federal court on May 4.
The Indianapolis Star reports that Taylor, 43, attempted suicide on May 6 while in jail. A spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office told the paper Tuesday that Taylor's health is improving.