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Staveley man guilty of child sex abuse

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A 20-year-old former nursery worker has admitted sexually abusing an eight-year-old.

Daniel Tredwell, of Staveley, near Kendal, admitted four charges of sexual activity with a boy and 10 charges of distributing indecent photographs.

He also admitted downloading 500 indecent images and was remanded in custody to be sentenced on 3 December.

Cumbria Police have stressed the offences did not occur while Tredwell worked at a children's nursery.

Tredwell, of Fairfield Close, Staveley, who appeared at Carlisle Crown Court on Monday, also admitted two charges of distributing indecent videos.