May 2021

Twisted paedophile locked up for string of sex offences against boy and taking indecent photos

A paedophile has been jailed for more than six years after committing a string of sex offences against a child.

Stephen McNally has been locked up after being charged with five counts of sexually assaulting a boy.

The 34-year-old was also accused of three counts of taking indecent photographs of a child.

He also faced a further offence of distributing an indecent photograph.

McNally, of Wansford Close, Billingham, pleaded guilty to all of nine charges.

On April 30, he was sentenced for the crimes at Teesside Crown Court in Middlesbrough.

A judge put him behind bars for a total of 76 months.