January 2021

Stockwood man, 84, admits child abuse charges

A Stockwood pensioner has admitted child sexual abuse.

The case of 84-year-old Raymond Page, of Dutton Road, was heard at Bristol Magistrates’ Court on January 14.

Two charges allege that, in 2019, he intentionally touched a child aged under 13 and the touching was sexual.

In a third charge it is alleged that between September 5, 2017, and January 11, 2019, he made five Category A indecent photographs of a child.

And in a fourth charge it is alleged that between September 5, 2017 and January 11, 2019, he made two Category B indecent photographs of a child.

Page indicated a guilty plea to all charges. Magistrates committed the case to Bristol Crown Court for sentence on February 24. Page was given unconditional bail.