Man who made indecent image of child given a suspended jail sentence

Norwich Crown Court. PICTURE: Archant

Norwich Crown Court. PICTURE: Archant - Credit: Archant

A 45-year-old man who was convicted of making an indecent image of a child has been given a year's suspended prison sentence.

Simon Woodhouse, of no fixed address, appeared at Norwich Crown Court on Thursday, September 5.

Woodhouse was convicted of three counts of breaking a sexual harm prevention order in addition to one count of making a indecent image of a child.

A second, separate, count of making indecent image of a child remained on file.

He was given a 12 month prison sentence suspended for 18 months.

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He must also carry out 150 hours of unpaid work, 35 hours of rehabilitation activity, and attend a programme for sex offenders.

Woodhouse was also given an indefinite sexual harm prevention order.

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The court also ordered the forfeiture and destruction of the devices he was viewing and making the images on.

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