Hitchin man in court over child pornography charges

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A 62-year-old man has pleaded guilty to six counts of possession of indecent images of children.

Patrick Hatchelt, of Linten Close, Hitchin, appeared before Stevenage Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, April 30.

He indicated a plea of guilty on all six charges, one which included possession of extreme pornography.

Hatchelt will reappear at Stevenage Magistrates’ Court on June 2 where he will be sentenced or the case committed to crown court.


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