Man in court over indecent images

A MAN has appeared in court charged with 20 offences relating to indecent images of children.

Stephen Cobby, 42, of Rotherfield Avenue, Hastings, was charged with 16 offences of taking indecent images, three of making and one of distributing indecent images. He appeared before Hastings Magistrates last Friday.

All the offences relate to a teenage girl. Six of the offences of taking indecent images also refer to a teenage boy. The offences of making indecent images refer to a teenage boy. Cobby must reappear at Lewes Crown Court on February 8.