A man who has links to Northamptonshire has avoided a prison sentence after he was convicted of possessing more than 200 indecent images of children.
Paul Sewell, aged 41, appeared at Northampton Crown Court charged with possessing the indecent images, including some in the most serious category.
The charges relate to a period from March 2009 to October 2013. All the images were found on an electronic device in Northamptonshire.
Sewell, of Berrall Way, Billingshurst, West Sussex, was given a three-year community order. He was also handed a four-month curfew from 9pm to 6am, which will be monitored by an electronic tag.
He will also be on the sex offenders’ register for the next five years.