Man admits making more than 37,000 indecent child images

Norwich Magistrates' Court. Picture: BRITTANY WOODMAN

Norwich Magistrates' Court. Picture: BRITTANY WOODMAN - Credit: Archant

A man is to be sentenced after he admitted making more than 37,000 indecent images of children.

Adrian Bryan, 65, of St Clements Hill, Norwich, appeared at Norwich Magistrates Court on Wednesday (August 19) having been charged with a total of eight offences, including three of making indecent images of children, three of distributing indecent photographs of children, one of possessing prohibited images of a child and another of possessing extreme pornographic images.

The court heard the offences, which are said to have taken place between August 2005 and January 2019, included the making of 35,344 category C moving and still images of children, 863 category B images as well as 820 of the most serious, namely category A images.

Bryan, who was represented by Simon Nicholls, pleaded guilty to all offences and his case was sent by magistrates’ to Norwich Crown Court for sentence on a date to be fixed.

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