Indecent images: young Wigan man admits to child abuse picture charges

A young Wigan man has admitted making and distributing indecent images of children.
Watch more of our videos on Shots! 
and live on Freeview channel 276
Visit Shots! now

Kieran Atkinson, 20, of Belle Green Lane, Ince, stood before a Bolton Crown Court judge to plead guilty to charges of creating images, 212 of which fell into the most serious category of abuse - A - plus 186 category B pictures and 208 category C between March 2014 and June 2022.

He also admitted to possessing and distributing a banned picture of a child. Atkinson will learn his fate on April 4 before which he is on bail while a pre-sentence report is prepared.