South Scotland

Dalbeattie man jailed over indecent child photographs

An 87-year-old man has been jailed for two years and three months for taking or making nearly 20,000 indecent photographs of children.

Dennis Robinson, from Dalbeattie, was also placed on the sex offenders register for 10 years.

He admitted committing the offence at his home between 2006 and October last year.

At Dumfries Sheriff Court he also pled guilty to showing or distributing 275 indecent images of children.

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