January 2019

Bridgwater paedophile admits attempted underage sex offence and possessing extreme indecent images

A 58-year-old Bridgwater man has admitted trying to coerce a person under the age of 16 to have sex with him, as well as possessing grotesque indecent images.

Nicholas Slocombe, of Square Road, Bridgwater, pleaded guilty to five counts at Taunton Magistrates Court on Friday, January 3.

Slocombe admitted attempting to coerce an underage person for the purpose of sexual gratification, as well as possessing extreme pornographic images including bestiality, as well as videos and photographs of children.

The 58-year-old was remanded in custody and will be sentenced at Taunton Crown Court on January 25.