December 2019

Hawick 61-year-old admits downloading indecent images of children

A 61-year-old Hawick man has been put on the sex offenders’ register after admitting offences including possession of child abuse images

Thomas Donaldson yesterday, December 3, pleaded guilty to having an image of extreme pornography involving bestiality and also downloading indecent images of children.

Those offences were committed at a house in Chay Blyth Place in Hawick between 2010 and January this year.

Sentence was deferred at Selkirk Sheriff Court until Monday, January 13, for the production of background reports.