Search

Man appears in court charged with making indecent images of children

PUBLISHED: 15:09 13 July 2018 | UPDATED: 15:49 13 July 2018

Norwich Magistrates' Court. Picture: Denise Bradley.

Norwich Magistrates' Court. Picture: Denise Bradley.

Archant

A man accused of making hundreds of indecent images of children will appear at Norwich Crown Court next month.

Alexander Claxton, 40, of Chapel Road, Roughton, has been charged with two offences of making indecent photographs of a child between March 15 and March 16 this year.

He has also been charged with possessing an extreme pornographic image on the same dates.

Claxton appeared at Norwich Magistrates Court on Friday where he entered not guilty pleas to the offences.

But because of the number of images involved, a total of more than 140 at category A, the most serious, and almost 190 at Category B, the next level down, the court declined jurisdiction in the matters.

The case was sent up to Norwich Crown Court with the next appearance due on August 10.

Claxton, who spoke only to confirm his details and enter his pleas, was granted unconditional bail.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad. Coronavirus is one of the greatest challenges our community has ever faced, but if we all play our part we will defeat it. We're here to serve as your advocate and trusted source of local information.

In these testing times, your support is more important than ever. Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Eastern Daily Press