November 2020

Former Polegate man admits possessing indecent images of children

A man has appeared in court and admitted possessing indecent images of children.

The case against 58-year-old Paul Lucas-Scott was heard at Brighton Magistrates Court on Thursday (November 26).

Sussex Police said Lucas-Scott was served with a summons to appear at court to answer two charges of possessing indecent images of children and seven charges of publishing an obscene article.

The seven charges relate to the publication of indecent articles with online chat logs.

He pleaded guilty to the offences and was committed, on court bail, to Lewes Crown Court for sentence on December 22.

Lucas-Scott, formerly of Mortimer Gardens, Polegate, gave his address in court as Powell Gardens, Newhaven