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Police warn on indecent images of children as man pleads guilty

'The Police Service of Northern Ireland takes the exploitation and abuse of children extremely seriously'

Police have welcomed a plea of guilty by a 37-year-old Dromara man at Craigavon Crown Court for possessing indecent images of children and extreme and prohibited images.

Andrew Corbett, who appeared in  court  on Tuesday, will be sentenced on June 24.

 Detective Inspector Vasey from The Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Child Internet Protection Team said: “ The Police Service of Northern Ireland takes the exploitation and abuse of children extremely seriously.

 “If a person is downloading, viewing or making indecent images of children, you are leaving a digital footprint and we are actively looking for you.

“We have specialist officers within the Child Internet Protection Team who are dedicated to investigating these crimes, bringing those responsible before the courts and ultimately protecting further vulnerable young people from unimaginable suffering.”

He added: “We will continue proactively targeting those people in our community who contribute to this cycle of abuse and I would encourage anyone with concerns or information to get in contact with us on 101 or 999 in an emergency. We will act on the information we receive.”

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