June 2017

Man admits downloading child abuse images

A judge has ordered a probation pre-sentence report on a man who has admitted downloading child abuse images.

Martin Cope, aged 59, of Blatchcombe, Paignton, admitted possessing indecent images of children and his sentence at Exeter Crown Court was adjourned by Recorder Mr Ignatius Hughes, QC.

He ordered a full pre-sentence report and released Cope on bail. He said:”I need to know more about you before I pass sentence.”