Ely Man To Face Trial At Crown Court On Child Porn Charges

AN Ely man facing 17 child pornography charges has been committed for trial at Cambridge Crown Court. Andrew Young, of Lynn Road, is accused of making an indecent image and possessing an indecent image of a child. There are 15 further charges of possessin

AN Ely man facing 17 child pornography charges has been committed for trial at Cambridge Crown Court.

Andrew Young, of Lynn Road, is accused of making an indecent image and possessing an indecent image of a child.

There are 15 further charges of possessing an indecent photograph of a child. The charges state that 11 of the photos were at level one on the Copine scale, which grades the severity of such images, with level 5 being the highest.

He is accused of possessing two photos at level two, and two more at level four.

The charges relating to pornography are alleged to have been committed in Ely on various dates between June 3 last year and April 12 this year

Young, 40, is further accused of sexually touching a boy aged between 13 and 15.

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Ely magistrates gave Young conditional bail until an appearance at the Crown Court for a preliminary hearing on November 6.