Wigan man's child abuse images trial set for 2022

A man who denies making dozens of child abuse images will face a jury next year.

Thursday, 13th May 2021, 8:13 am
Updated Thursday, 13th May 2021, 10:23 am

Karl Ashton, 33, of Rugby Road, Leigh, had already stood before Wigan justices to plead not guilty to having “child porn” falling into all three categories of seriousness: four category A (the gravest), five category B and 133 C between April and November 2018.

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Now a Bolton judge has set a crown court trial date of March 22 2022.

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Bolton Crown Court
Bolton Crown Court