Sheriff's investigators have conducted a search of Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch in California.

California authorities filed child molestation charges against the pop music star in December 2003. The charges involve an unidentified child under the age of 14.

A sheriff's spokesman confirmed Friday's search, but declined to give any further details. Jackson's Neverland Ranch is a theme-park-like estate about 160 kilometers northwest of Los Angeles.

Michael Jackson has pleaded not guilty to child molestation, conspiracy and administering an intoxicating agent. His trial is scheduled to being January 31.

Some information provided by Reuters and AP.