July 2020

Pervert pleads guilty to sex offences

A 34-year-old man has pleaded guilty to a series of sex offences.

Haydn Pinney entered his pleas via videolink at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court.

He is charged with two offences of attempting to engage in sexual communication with a child, along with attempting to meet a child following sexual grooming.

Pinney also admitted attempting to cause or incite a child to engage in sexual activity and two charges of attempting to cause a child to watch a sexual act.

The offences all took place between January 25 and February 4, 2019.

The defendant, of no fixed address, will be sentenced at a later date. He remains in custody in the meantime.