Man ‘made 15,000 child porn images’

Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

A Wigan man has appeared before magistrates charged with making more than 15,000 indecent images of children.

Barry Stott entered no plea, speaking only to confirm his name, age and address.

The 48-year-old, of Anderton Street, Ince, is accused of making 255 images falling into the most serious category A bracket, 71 category B images and 14,868 category C between July 2014 and October 2015.

He was granted bail pending a July 6 appearance at Liverpool Crown Court on condition he does not making contact with any under-18s unless authorised by social services and he lives and sleeps at his home address each night.