Honiton pensioner admits child porn charges

PUBLISHED: 08:57 18 February 2016 | UPDATED: 11:57 18 February 2016

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A 71-year-old Honiton pensioner has admitted nine charges of possessing indecent pictures and movies of children.

Graham Blissett, of Westcott Way, appeared from custody at Exeter Magistrates Court.

The court heard two dozen of the movies and photos were from the most serious category.

His lawyer, Peter Seigne, said: “It is out in the open. He has to face the consequences in a positive way.”

He said Blissett, who has medical issues, wanted to ‘clear it up’ and get help and didn’t want to end up in prison for the first time at his age.

He was bailed and will be sentenced next month but was warned that all options remain open to the court including custody.


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