Mundesley man caught with indecent images of children placed on sex offender’s register for 10 years
PUBLISHED: 15:15 06 October 2017 | UPDATED: 15:15 06 October 2017
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A man found with indecent images of children on his phone has been given a 10 month suspended jail term and placed on the sex offender’s register for 10 years.
Richard Perren, 45, was found with the images on his phone when police searched his address in Mundesley, Norwich Crown Court was told.
Michael Crimp, prosecuting, said they found Perren had also been chatting to other users about child sex abuse and had distributed some of the indecent images. He also had one extreme porn image on his phone.
Perren of Willis Street, Norwich, admitted making indecent images of children, possessing an extreme porn image and distributing indecent images.
Jude Durr, for Perren, said he was full of remorse and had already sought help and counselling. He said Perren had become addicted to online gambling and this had morphed into him looking at indecent images of children.