Carlisle man, 26, had abuse images

A twenty-six-year-old Carlisle man has been put on the Sex Offender’s Register after he admitted having child abuse images.

Ben Smith, of Green Lane, Belle Vue, admitted having 102 Category A indecent images on dated in November, 2018; 55 Category B indecent images over the same period; and 175 Category C child images, again over the same period.

He also admitted being in possession of 66 prohibited images of children.

At the city’s Rickergate Court, magistgrates sent his case to the crown court for a sentencing hearing on June 1.