Update: While was sentenced to eight months imprisonment suspended for two years following a hearing at Preston Crown Court.

He must attend a 30-day sex offenders rehabilitation course and pay a victim surcharge of £140.

November 2017

Barrow man admits having 22 indecent images of children

A BARROW man has admitted possessing indecent images of children.

Christopher While, 29, appeared at Preston Crown Court this morning (13) where he pleaded guilty to making and possessing 22 indecent images of children, including eight category A images, 11 category B and three category C images.

The Low White Close resident previously appeared at South Cumbria Magistrates’ Court in Barrow on June 22, but was released on bail while his case was sent to crown court.

He will be sentenced on December 11 at Preston.

The charges relate to dates between October and November of last year.