Kettering man admits possessing prohibited images of children

A Kettering man has been placed on the sex offenders' register after admitting owning sick images.

Friday, 4th January 2019, 8:55 am
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 2:22 pm

Matthew Stainthorpe, 23, from Regent Street, pleaded guilty to possessing prohibited images of children at Northampton Crown Court.

A judge sentenced him to a three-year conditional discharge and placed him on the sex offenders’ register for three years.

Stainthorpe was arrested in March 2015 and pleaded guilty in 2016.

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After a separate trial on other charges, for which he was found not guilty, Stainthorpe was sentenced last month.