September 2017

Pervert avoids prison for indecent images of children

John Bielby, 71, of Filey Road, Scarborough, received a 26-week prison sentence, suspended for 12 months, and must have up to 25 days rehabilitation, for three offences of making indecent images of children at his former home in Rawson Way, Hornsea.

There were 101 images in total, and the offences took place between 2008 and 2016.

He must register as a sex offender for seven years, was made subject to a sexual harm prevention order for five years, and must pay £85 costs and a £115 surcharge.