Pervert who exposed himself to girl via Snapchat spared jail

A pervert who exposed himself to a child over Snapchat has been spared jail.

Martin Shaw, from Birchwood, sent an indecent image of himself to the girl via the social media platform in May last year.

The 30-year-old admitted sexual communications with a child in relation to the incident at Liverpool Crown Court on Wednesday, May 5.

He was handed an eight-month imprisonment suspended for two years.

Shaw, of Curlew Grove, was also given a restraining order preventing him from contacting the victim for indefinitely and a seven-year sexual harm prevention order plus court costs of £500.