Llandovery teen admits making and distributing indecent images of children

A pervert from Llandovery has appeared for sentence at Swansea Crown Court after admitting to making and distributing indecent images of children.

Rhys Long, of Cynghordy, Llandovery, had previously indicated a guilty plea

The 19-year-old admitted making almost 200 images with 40 of them falling into Category A – the most extreme category – showing the rape or torture of young children

25 extreme pornographic images depicting bestiality were also found.

Long also admitted distributing the above images to other like minded perverts online.

Allegations of child grooming were also made by several young victims. However, no charges were made.

Long was not jailed but instead received a suspended sentence.

A sexual harm prevention order was put in place and he was told to register as a sex offender immediately