Clacton paedophile who sent explicit photos to 14-year-old runs from court
A man who used Grinder to chat to and send explicit images to a 14-year-old boy fled from court after being spared prison.
Adrian Simcock, 33, of Wellesley Road, Clacton set up a Grinder profile with the username ‘Sundayfun’ before the conversation moved onto the messaging app KIK.
At his sentencing hearing at Chelmsford Crown Court on Thursday (November 22), the court heard how Simcock’s KIK username was ‘Clacton123’.
Simcock pleaded guilty to the following five counts:
Count one- Making four indecent images of children (Category A)
Count two- Making five indecent images of children (Category B)
Count three- Making five indecent images of children (Category C)
Count four- Possessing one prohibited image
Count five- Attempting to engage with sexual communication of a child between June 12, 2017 and January 7, 2018