December 2019

Man made nearly 400 indecent images of children

A man been ordered to sign the sex offenders register for five years after making nearly 400 indecent images of children.

Anthony Prescott, of Railway Road, Leigh made 396 indecent images of children between January 20, 2017 and May 1 this year.

As well as being ordered to sign the register, the 39-year-old must carry out a rehabilitation activity requirement order.

He was also told to complete 150 hours of unpaid work and pay an £85 victim services surcharge fee and £85 in court costs.

Prescott was sentenced at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates’ Court.