Battle area man to be sentenced for making indecent images of children

A 64 year old man is to be sentenced for making more than a hundred indecent images of children according to a court document.

Peter Hoath, 64, of Hurst Green, indicated a plea of guilty to making 41 Category A indecent images of a child.

The offence took place at Hurst Green between September 17 2017 and September 26 2018.

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He also indicated guilty pleas to making 47 Category B images of a child and 65 Category C images of a child during the same time period.

Court news. NNL-170524-154443005

He was committed to Lewes Crown Court for sentencing on May 1 and released on bail with conditions, which included not to possess or use any computer or other device capable of accessing the internet.