Stevenage paedophile pleads guilty to indecent images of children and animal porn

Mr Thomas recorded a verdict of misadventure.

Mr Thomas recorded a verdict of misadventure. - Credit: Archant

A 48-year-old man has pleaded guilty to possessing more than 300 indecent images of children.

Guy Lawrence, of Prestatyn Close in Stevenage, pleaded guilty to possessing 369 indecent images of children when he appeared at Stevenage Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

Four photographs were rated Level 5 - the most serious - 118 Level 4, 123 Level 3, 23 Level 2 and 101 Level 1.

Lawrence also pleaded guilty to two counts of possessing an extreme pornographic image portraying a sexual act with an animal, and two counts of breaching a sex offender order.

He has been committed to Cambridge Crown Court for sentencing on a date to be determined.