December 2019

Pervert admits number of child sex abuse charges

A paedophile from Rodbourne Cheney will be sentenced by a crown court judge next month.

Appearing before Swindon Magistrates’ Court, Robert Swanepoel, 35, of Richmond Road, admitted a number of child sex abuse charges.

Swanepoel pleaded guilty to making 34 indecent images of children in category A, 171 in category B, making more than 46,500 in category C.

He also admitted being in possession of 34 prohibited images of children.

He was bailed to appear before Swindon Crown Court on January 3 to be sentenced.