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Local Man remanded on Child Sex Offences


Following a coordinated approach by the RGP’s Designated Risk Managers and the Digital Forensics Team, on the 10th May 2023, a local man was arrested on suspicion of being in Breach of Sexual Prevention Order and Possession of Indecent Images of a Child.


He was subsequently bailed out pending further investigation.


On the 7th June 2023, the male surrendered to his bail and was charged as follows:


·        Breach of Sexual Offences Prevention Order, Contrary to Section 332 (1) of the Crimes Act 2011.


·        Attempt to procure an indecent photograph, Contrary to Section 256 (1) of the Crimes Act 2011.


·        Taking/publishing indecent photographs of children, Contrary to Section 257 (1) (a) of the Crimes Act 2011


·        Possession of an Indecent of an indecent photograph of a child, Contrary to Section 256 (1) of the CRIMES Act 2011.


The man attended Magistrates Court today and was remanded in HMP. He is due back in court on 15th June.